Probate and estate settlement is the legal process by which debts are paid and assets are distributed following a death. Worth Law Group can help you organize your deceased love one’s assets and liabilities, educate you about the probate process in Washington State and handle all communication between various third parties. Our estate litigation attorneys also represent fiduciaries and beneficiaries in settlement negotiations and disputes.
An executor or administrator is required to settle the estate while complying with the terms of will, if available, and Washington State probate law. We provide helpful guidance in the following matters:
In 2000, the Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act (TEDRA) was established to provide a simpler process for resolving trust and estate disputes outside the court through mediation, arbitration and agreement. TEDRA promotes expedited resolution of disputes involving wills, trusts and estates. Worth Law Group attempts to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation. However, if court is in your best interest, our estate litigation lawyers have considerable experience in the following: