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Losing a loved one is devastating. During the process of mourning your loss, you may be asked to start the probate process to settle your loved one's estate. Due to the serious and sensitive nature of your case, we strongly advise you to retain the immediate representation of Bowler Dixon & Twitchell LLP. Our Las Vegas & Henderson probate lawyer will treat you with the care and respect that you deserve. We will guide you through the complexities of the legal system and help you make informed decisions.

Our team can compassionately guide you through probate. Contact our firm at (702) 703-6998 for exceptional legal guidance.

Administration of an Estate in Las Vegas

Estate administration is often a slow process that involves looking at a decedent's assets and dividing them according to law and his or her wishes. General administration involves categorizing assets not listed in a trust and then handing them down according to the decedent's will (or intestate statutes if there is no will). Normally, a close family member is appointed to handle probate unless the decedent has appointed a specific person as executor in his or her will.

When arranging an estate for probate, parties need to choose whether they are going to opt for supervised or unsupervised administration. Supervised administration will involve the court and will make having a Las Vegas probate lawyer on your side even more crucial.

We suggest that you get the court involved if:

Unsupervised administration is permissible if the estate is solvent, which means that it has more assets than debts and if the will authorizes it. Also, all heirs to the will must agree for unsupervised administration. A court-appointed executor will be required to handle the administration and sale of all assets and will not be required to request court approval for decisions.

Let our dedicated Las Vegas estate planning attorneys help you through the probate process so can effectively carry out your loved one’s wishes. Find answers and proven counsel when you call (702) 703-6998.