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Experienced Probate And Estate Administration

The loss of a loved one is an emotionally charged time. Being named as the executor of your family member’s estate likely adds a layer of challenges during an already difficult chapter in your life and those of your family members.

The Role Of An Executor

Serving as an executor is an important responsibility. Depending on the size of the estate, specific steps must be taken that include the following:

  • Distributing assets to beneficiaries
  • Resolving any remaining debts and claims
  • Selling assets to cover debts, claims, and expenses, including funeral costs
  • Filing of state and federal taxes, if necessary
  • Preparing a final accounting documenting all transactions

In North Carolina, the administration of an estate can be complicated and time-consuming. It is not a “do-it-yourself” process, specifically when it comes to significantly valuable estates. In those situations, the help of a skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced attorney can make the process easier and help ease the burden you and your family face.

Personalized Representation. Customized Strategies

At Kennedy Law Associates, we have helped our fellow North Carolina residents through the challenging times that come with the loss of a family member. We are committed to remaining at your side at every step to ensure that the probate process runs smoothly and efficiently.

Our attorneys know that not all estate planning and probate-related matters are the same. We take the time to get to know you and your specific legal needs. From there, we customize a plan and remain at your side during every step of the process.

Call for a Consultation With an Estate Planning Attorney

For more information or to schedule an initial consultation with one of our Charlotte-based attorneys, reach out to us online or call 704-512-0619.

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