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Probate Law

Probate law is the process by which an individual’s assets are accounted for and distributed upon his or her death. It can be complex, and it generally comes at time that can be particularly difficult for family members. Attorney Jennifer Bergert understands this process and can ensure that your loved one’s wishes are respected.

When a loved one passes away, family members may have to work with the probate court whether or not there is a will. Our experts will handle the court filings and work with the executor of the will or a court appointed administrator if an executor is not named or there is no will. Our experts will handle the court filings and work with the executor of the will or a court appointed administrator if an executor is not named or there is no will. Rely on us to handle the details, including providing guidance to locating assets, sale of property and payment of taxes. We identify trusts and designated beneficiaries so as to keep the probate process as simple as possible for you and your family. Our staff has the expertise to guide you through the probate process while assuring all laws are followed, so you can be certain of the proper and timely distribution of your loved one’s assets.

Guardianships and Adoptions

For guardianships involving a minor or to protect an adult who needs financial or medical guidance, our team takes care of the steps and assures the details are covered. For minor children, responsibilities may range from health and educational decisions to protection of assets the child will acquire as an adult. For adults, guardians or conservators are appointed when an adult is unable to handle financial or health care decisions for themselves. We explain the details and responsibilities you will face so you can make the best decision for a child in your care or an adult family member who needs your help.

Adopting a child at any age or in any circumstance can be overwhelming and emotional. Rely on our experts to guide you through the adoption process, including private adoptions, public adoptions and those involving stepparents. We understand the rights of each party and the steps that must take place, from home visits to consent statements, and determining what is best for the child, adoptive parents and biological parents.

Our staff has the expertise to guide you through the probate process while assuring all laws are followed, so you can be certain of the proper and timely distribution of your loved one’s assets.

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