Estate and Trust Administration Attorneys
Pabian & Russell's highly experience estate planning group is here to help with the difficult process of settling an estate after the death of a loved one. Our skilled attorneys have significant estate administration and settlement experience including:
- Paying creditors, bills and taxes
- Managing real property or businesses
- Distributing assets to beneficiaries
Estate administration laws vary by state and can be challenging, especially while families are mourning a loss. Our attorneys and staff will see to it that all steps are taken to carry out the wishes of the decedent and to protect your interests. Additionally, our attorneys represent executors in such areas as:
- Preparing estate and gift tax returns
- Trust administration
- Disclaimer planning
Estate and Gift Tax Return Preparation
Estate taxes are applicable at the transfer of one's assets at the time of death. Gift taxes are applicable if one gives away any part of his/her assets in any form throughout their lifetime. Estate and gift tax laws are complex and continually changing, and careful preparation of estate and gift tax returns by experienced estate planning attorneys is crucial for all families, regardless of the size the estate.
Successor trustees face important legal responsibilities and fiduciary duties after the death or incapacitation of a primary trustee. Pabian & Russell's experienced trust administration attorneys are here to help you properly administer a trust, manage its investments and make appropriate disbursements.
Pabian & Russell's attorneys have helped hundreds of families through difficult estate and trust administration issues. Let our experienced attorneys help you address and resolve estate administration issues as quickly and efficiently as possible.