Experienced Ohio and Kentucky trusts and estates attorneys help guide you through the process
Probate follows what is typically a painful emotional loss. The knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. have more than 30 years of experience in probate law. They know how to ease the stress of probate by guiding executors and beneficiaries through the complex process.
The process of probate
Most executors have rarely, if ever, probated a will, and they know little about the process. Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. can guide you through the complex probate process, including:
- Filing the will with the Ohio and Kentucky probate courts
- Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
- Closing and opening bank accounts
- Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
- Paying estate taxes
- Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
- Locating beneficiaries
- Hiring experts, when appropriate
- Finding and collecting assets
Valuing and managing the estate
Our attorneys assist executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisors, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. We can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.
Even in apparently straightforward estate cases, there are sometimes disputes between beneficiaries. Our attorneys’ professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally charged process of probating a challenged will or a disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interests of our client to preserve cordial familial relationships, our attorneys are adept at mediating these disputes. When necessary, we assertively defend our client’s beneficiary rights within the Ohio and Kentucky probate courts.
Contact the thorough estate-planning lawyers at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A.
We serve clients in greater Cincinnati and greater Kentucky. Call us at 513-817-3554 or contact us online.