As your Lakeland Attorney for Estate & Probate Law, I understand that a comprehensive estate plan involves the drafting of wills, trusts, and other types of planning documents designed to protect your final wishes and the interests of your loved ones.
Estate and probate law encompasses a variety of matters including, but not limited to:
There are many rules that impact both the drafting of estate planning documents as well as administering estates, trust, and guardianships that must be followed very carefully to avoid potential issues and pitfalls.
It is important to seek proper legal advice to ensure that estate planning objectives can be met, and to ensure that an estate, trust, or guardianship are administered properly.
Joshua W. Westcott not only can set up and organize your estate in a way that maximizes benefits for you, but he also can see wills through probate and handle any litigation that may arise in connection with this process.
He has helped many clients with the probate of wills, the administration of intestate and testate estates, petitions for letters testamentary, caveats, and objections to administrators and executors.
As your Lakeland Attorney for Estate & Probate Law, he understands that dealing with the death of a family member can be emotionally taxing, and it can be overwhelming to have the responsibility of winding up a loved one’s personal affairs.
When entrusting probate and estate administration to an attorney, it is vital to choose someone whom you can trust to handle critical and sensitive matters. His experience allows him to probate an estate in an efficient, orderly, and compassionate way that saves the resources and time of his clients.
When a person passes away, it is often necessary to file probate proceedings with the court to deal with the assets, debts, and other issues with the decedent’s estate.Get Started