Estate Administration

Trust Administration

Many individuals decide to establish a revocable living trust instead of a last will and testament as the main feature of their estate plan in order to avoid probate upon their deaths. Administrating a trust is not a process that is court-supervised, but the goal is still the same — to ensure the transfer of assets from the decedent to his or her beneficiaries as identified in the trust. LEARN MORE


Probate is the court-supervised process of authenticating the last will and testament of an individual who has died. The process of probate includes locating and determining the value of the decedent’s assets, paying any taxes or outstanding bills, and distributing the remainder of the estate to the designated beneficiaries. Each state has its own laws in place to determine what is required to probate an estate. LEARN MORE