Begley, Carlin, & Mandio, LLP - Attorneys at Law

Estate Administration & Probate

When we die, our loved ones are faced with the task of wrapping up our affairs, paying death taxes, and distributing our property. This can be a daunting task, but the attorneys of Begley, Carlin & Mandio, LLP, are ready to assist your loved ones in carrying out your wishes in a cost-efficient and timely manner.

The Estate Administration attorneys at Begley, Carlin & Mandio

For those individuals who die leaving a will, we assist their executor in probating the will (and for those individuals who die without a will, we aid their family in appointing an administrator). We provide guidance and assistance to an executor or administrator in administering the estate to a successful conclusion.

Estate Litigation

We represent clients when litigation arises from the probate and estate administration process. Family members often find themselves in disagreement over the interpretation of wills or trust documents and the administration and management of estates and trusts. Suits are frequently filed against the personal representative of an estate who is thought to be involved in self-dealing. We regularly handle claims and defend challenges to wills (“will contest”) based on competency, authenticity, or undue influence. We also represent individuals in circumstances where there is no will and disputes arise regarding the appropriate administration of the estate. Our experience in handling difficult probate disputes is evident in our ability to balance the importance of privacy and discretion against the need to resort to the very public nature of court proceedings.

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