Probate & Trust Administration

The grieving process is a difficult time, and managing someone else’s money and assets is a daunting task by itself. Having to deal with both together can be downright overwhelming. Terms like probate, estate, executor, beneficiary, administrator, fiduciary, etc. make the process all the more confusing.

At DuBois Law Group, PLLC, we specialize in helping families through these situations with compassion and professionalism. We understand the process, the documents, the types of assets, and all the other pieces of the puzzle. We help you put that puzzle together into an easy-to-manage set of steps, and stay with you along the way.

Faq about Estates

  • What is probate?

    Probate is the court process that determines the validity of a Last Will & Testament, and oversees the management and distribution of assets that pass through the Will.

  • Does a trust avoid probate?

    If a trust is properly drafted, the assets that were properly put into the trust should not be subject to the probate process. Rather, they can be managed and distributed by the Trustee however the terms of the trust provide. Trust administration is typically much quicker and easier than administrations involving probate.

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