York Estate Administration Attorneys

York Probate Attorney

Probate of the will is a critical part of estate administration.

Have the right estate administration attorneys in York by your side from day one. When you have lost a loved one, the last thing you need is to worry about whether the decedent’s estate will be handled properly. Here at the York estate administration attorneys of Hoffmeyer & Semmelman, we have the experience to make certain that your family receives the proper representation to protect its assets.

We will work hard on your behalf to wrap up your loved one’s estate as rapidly and efficiently as possible. Contact us today to learn how we can help.

What is an Estate?

The estate is simply the assets and debts of the person who has passed away (otherwise known as the decedent.) Most estates have a document called a will, directing how assets should be handed out to loved ones.

What is Estate Administration?

Estate Administration is the process by which a decedent’s estate is finalized and handed out to the beneficiaries. Frequently, the families of clients who retain us for their estate planning needs will also request that we handle the estate administration as well. During probate in York, our law firm:

  • Records the will
  • Safeguards the assets
  • Notifies all potential beneficiaries
  • Manages payments of all debts, expenses and taxes
  • Files reports to the York Orphans’ Court
  • Finalizes and closes the estate

Who Pays the Fees For Estate Administration?

The fees for administration of an estate come from the estate itself. This is why it is important to retain lawyers who can be efficient in how they handle the administration.

Who Should I Contact for Help With Estate Administration?

Hoffmeyer & Semmelman’s lawyers have handled the administration of many estates in York. We know the local court system and we know how to move your loved one’s assets and debts through the system as quickly as can be done. Contact us, today.