Texas Lawyer CPA for Probate and Estate Administration
The probate of an estate can be a challenging responsibility for the executor of an estate, especially when the estate is complex, involves substantial assets, has substantial U.S. estate tax issues, and/or has multiple heirs. It is important to have an attorney who will respond quickly to questions and deal with matters promptly and accurately.
The Robert M. Mendell law firm has substantial expertise in handling estate administrations, particularly those involving substantial U.S. estate tax ramifications. Mr. Mendell has more than 35 years of experience, is a Texas CPA and is a Board Certified Attorney in Tax Law.
Professional, Prompt Service for Probate and Estate Administration
The probate process involves, among other things, compliance with various statutorily provided for rules and procedures in order to help ensure that all assets are properly gathered and distributed.
- A probate lawyer will assist and guide the estate's executor in identifying and collecting estate assets, paying liabilities and taxes owed by the estate, distributing remaining estate assets to the estate's heirs, and establishing proper and clear title in the estate assets to the receiving heirs of the estate.
- A probate attorney knowledgeable in U.S. estate tax matters will be able to identify and assist in any post-mortem death tax planning that may be available with respect to taxable estates.
- It is important to have a probate attorney who is available to answer questions and to act promptly during each step of the probate process.
- Many probate issues have tax implications that are best handled by a lawyer with an in-depth knowledge of U.S. estate tax laws.
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The Houston law firm of Robert M. Mendell, Attorney at Law, P.C. is available for probate administration representation. Contact our office by e-mail or by calling 713-888-0700.