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Probate court is a limited jurisdiction court where decedents estates are handled. Some courts have general and limited probate jurisdiction.  In addition to handling estates where the decedent died with a will, probate court handles estates where the decedent died intestate, i.e. without a will.  In addition to handling decedent estates, probate court also handles trust issues, conservatorships, guardianships and related matters.  The probate process can be very quick for simple estates to long and cumbersome for complicated, high asset estates.  At Turner Law Offices, P.C., we have client-oriented attorneys with over 20 years experience in probate matters.

What Type Cases Are Heard In Probate Court?

The majority of cases heard in probate court most are matters pertaining to an estate of a deceased person.  Probate lawyers typically represent clients in probate court, and handle most of the issues that arise in estates.  Although a will may name an executor, the probate lawyer will generally handle everything for the beneficiaries because of his knowledge, training and experience in handling such matters.  The most common probate court matters are the following:

Services Probate Lawyers Provide

Experienced probate attorneys will help you:

  • To handle/settle an estate
  • To contest a will
  • To appoint a guardian or conservatorship for an estate
  • To change your name or your child’s name

Hire An Experienced Probate Lawyer

At Turner Law Offices, P.C., our probate lawyers have over 20 years experience helping clients in Probate Court.  Request a Free Initial Consultation Online or call our office to schedule your free in-person meeting with one of our caring, compassionate Probate Lawyers.

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