Estate Administration-Probate

Estate Administration in Charlotte NC and Surrounding Areas

The death of a family member or loved one can be the most challenging hardship to experience. Managing grief and death can be extremely difficult while trying to manage the deceased's assets.  In North Carolina, when a person who owns assets dies, the person’s estate has to be probated or administered. Probate, also known as estate administration, can be a very complicated process. Contact the experienced probate attorneys at Phillips and McCrea, PLLC to assist with the administration of your loved one’s estate so that you can take time to deal with your grief.

Estate administration is the management and settlement of the estate of a deceased person. The deceased person is often referred to as a decedent. This process is conducted under the supervision of a court by a person duly qualified and legally appointed. In Mecklenburg County and other counties in North Carolina, the estate administration process usually consists of collection of the decedent’s assets, payment of the decedent’s debts, and distributing the rest of the decedent’s estate among those legally entitled to it.

The attorneys at Phillips and McCrea, PLLC have represented a variety of parties with estate administration issues. Phillips and McCrea, PLLC has represented executors and personal representatives. An executor or personal representative is named by a decedent to carry out the terms of a will. Phillips and McCrea, PLLC has also represented administrators of estates. An administrator is a person who is appointed by the court to manage the estate of a decedent who dies without a will. Phillips and McCrea, PLLC has represented trustees. Phillips and McCrea, PLLC, has represented creditors in collecting monies owed from a decedent’s estate, too. The variety of clients that we have represented with estate administration matters has provided us with a detailed knowledge of the complex laws, processes, and procedures in this area.

Phillips and McCrea, PLLC serves clients with estate administration and probate matters in North Carolina cities including Charlotte, Huntersville, Pineville, Matthews, Concord, Monroe, Gastonia, Denver, Hickory, Mooresville, Shelby and others throughout Mecklenburg County, Cabarrus County, Iredell County, Gaston County, Cleveland County and other surrounding areas. Put our knowledge and experience to use and contact us to schedule a consultation to discuss your estate administration or probate matter.

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