Guiding Executors, Heirs And Beneficiaries Through The New Jersey Probate And Estate Administration Process
At J. Jeffrey Press, P.A., we have extensive experience helping individuals and families located in Morris County and throughout northern New Jersey with the probate and estate administration process. We serve heirs, beneficiaries, executors, trustees and other parties. Whether you need guidance for the administration of a trust, the probate of a will or a related legal issue, attorney J. Jeffrey Press has decades of experience can offer the trusted assistance you need.
Representing Individuals And Families
The loss of a loved one brings a number of complex legal and financial challenges. If you have been named in a will or are the beneficiary of a trust, we can protect your rights in the distribution of assets and other matters that will impact you significantly. If disputes over a will or trust arise, we have the experience to help you resolve them as cost-effectively as possible.
Helping Executors Fulfill Their Duties
If you have been named the executor of another person’s estate or a trustee or successor trustee of a trust, you are likely wondering where to start or what exactly you need to do.
J. Jeffrey Press has experience advising executors, administrators and trustees in need of guidance with the process. Mistakes or oversights in this area of law can be very costly, even exposing you to lawsuits and allegations of fraud. J. Jeffrey Press can offer one-on-one guidance throughout the entire process and provide you with peace of mind.
Navigating The Probate Process
Administering an estate involving a will can carry many different challenges. Attorney J. Jeffrey Press frequently helps with the following:
- Submitting the will to the surrogate in the county where the decedent resided
- Conducting a thorough inventory of the estate’s assets
- Paying creditors of the estate
- Distributing estate assets
- Assisting with the sale of real estate and other assets
- Filing final income tax, inheritance tax and estate tax returns with the IRS and the state of New Jersey
- Protecting your rights in will contests and other disputes
For Peace Of Mind, Let An Experienced Attorney Help With The Estate Administration Process
Probate and estate administration matters are very complex, but you don’t have to face them alone. We invite you to schedule an appointment to learn more about the process and how we have helped others in similar circumstances.