Experienced California Trust and Estates Attorney Help Guide You Through the Probate Process
Probate follows what is typically a painful emotional loss. The knowledgeable, meticulous Law Offices of Karen G. Horn has 26 years of experience in probate law and knows how to ease the stress of probate by guiding executors and beneficiaries.
The process of probate
Most executors have rarely if ever probated a will and know little about the process. Attorney Karen G. Horn can guide you through the complex probate process, including:
Valuing and managing the estate
Our firm assists executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. We have a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisers, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. We can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.
Even in apparently straightforward estate cases, there are sometimes disputes between beneficiaries. Our professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally-charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interests of our client to preserve cordial family relationships, we are adept at mediating these disputes. When necessary, we assertively defend our client’s beneficiary rights within the California probate court.
Contact the thorough estate planners at the Law Offices of Karen G. Horn
We serve clients in San Diego and throughout San Diego County. Call us at 619-702-7709 or contact us online.