Legal issues related to probate can get emotional and stressful. Survivors have to manage all the legalities of the estate of their loved ones who passed away. These legal processes can take time, and it is essential to have a probate attorney to guide you through the legalities.
Our experienced Cuyahoga County probate attorney represents clients in probate administration and guardianship and will contest cases. Our legal team has extensive experience providing the right estate and probate legal advice and services.
Probate is the procedure of asset distributions of an individual, including their real estate property, after their death. In case there is no will, the decision of the estate distribution is made by the Ohio Revised Code.
Estate planning during your life using trusts or a will can streamline asset distribution and reduce probate costs. Our lawyer, Daniel A. McGowan, is an experienced litigation counsel and trial lawyer for institutions, endowments, foundations, families, and individuals. We exclusively handle multiple areas of trust administration and court proceedings, including trust and will contests, elder abuse, fiduciary duty breach claims, reforming and modifying trusts and wills, and surcharging and removing fiduciaries.
The probate court in Ohio has jurisdiction over all cases related to estate administration, guardianship, adoptions, and other probate litigation cases. According to the Ohio probate law, the probate process is conducted in the following steps:
Our probate attorney in Cuyahoga County, Daniel A. McGowan, can represent you in multiple probate-related matters, including:
Our lawyer specializes in elder law, trust law, and probate law and can help you in related matters. Give us a call to schedule your initial consultation today!