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Columbus Estate Administration Attorney

Probate is required for the distribution of assets and property of an estate if the appropriate measures have not been taken before the individual passed to avoid the process. The best way to avoid probate is by carefully planning and preparing and estate plan that is customized to your individual needs and situation, particularly in dealing with complex estates. If this has not been done, you need the experience of a skilled firm representing your interests.

At Metz, Bailey & McLoughlin, we are equipped to coordinate various strategies and planning instruments to manage complex estates and the distribution of assets. We assist in complicated distribution needs, including:

  • Real estate in multiple jurisdictions and multiple counties
  • Personal property matters
  • Valuable personal property
  • Bank accounts
  • Stocks and investments
  • Life insurance

Westerville Ancillary Administration Lawyers — Effectively Handling Complex Estate Administration Concerns

We are effective in dealing with estates involving multiple counties and states, including dealing with out-of-state assets and ancillary administration. We are also equipped to handle estate claims and disputes that have been complicated by wrongful death situation.

Additional issues may arise if the individual left debt or obligations that must be honored. We handle the brunt of the distasteful work, dealing with creditors, paying bills, sorting obligations and directing how final death expenses will be handled.

Many families approach us after the passing of a loved one when a complex estate has been left and beneficiaries have not been designated, resulting in a confusing mess and potential disputes. We are equipped to intervene, efficiently sorting through the estate and all details involved in determining a plan for the distribution of assets.

Columbus Estate Administration Lawyers

We administer plans for the support of minor children and dependents, drawing on the potential of arrangements such as guardianships and trusts. We will direct the management of assets for incompetent beneficiaries, which may include minors, disabled dependents or family members with special needs. We will seek guardianship when necessary and always work diligently to protect the people who mean the most to you.

To arrange an initial consultation to discuss your probate situation and the obstacles that may complicate the distribution of the estate, please contact our firm today at Local: 614-882-2327.

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Metz, Bailey & McLoughlin
33 E. Schrock Road,
Suite 1
Westerville, OH 43081

Local: 614-882-2327
Fax: 614-882-5150

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