Probate Administration Attorney in Burbank

Uncontested Probate & Estate Planning Lawyer for Burbank, Glendale, Toluca Lake & Nearby Areas

Losing a loved one is hard enough without having to worrying about the legal issues that come with taking care of that individual's estate. This is where probate law comes into play, together with the legal counsel and representation of a caring, local probate attorney.

Shelley Rios: Serving Burbank for Over 20 years

Shelley Rios, Attorney at Law is a Burbank real estate, probate, wills and trusts attorney who has represented clients in a variety of uncontested probate administration and estate planning needs. She has served the Burbank area for more than 20 years and takes pride in her personal offers no cookie-cutter solutions, but instead takes a very personalized approach to ensure that the client's specific circumstances are taken into account. In this way, she has been able to get successful results and may be able to do the same for you.

Overview of Probate Administration in California

When someone passes away, their estate must be settled. If that individual had a will, then it is often much easier and faster to handle their estate in the manner that is expressed in their will. The person who is named in the will to administer the estate is called the "Executor." When no will has been left by the deceased, the court will name someone to be responsible for handling the estate and this person is called an "Administrator."

The executor or administrator has many responsibilities that must be lawfully complied with. Having a fiduciary responsibility to the estate means that all accounts, assets, etc. must be carefully and plainly kept track of and recorded. It is crucial to have the counsel of a Burbank probate administration attorney if you are involved in uncontested probate court actions, have been named the executor of an estate, or have been named the administrator by the court.

Why Have the Help of a Burbank Probate Administration Lawyer?

Probate law can be exceedingly complicated and expensive if you don't have the help of a knowledgeable Burbank probate administration lawyer. An attorney can help you with the entire process of uncontested probate and can ensure that your rights and responsibilities in regard to the Independent Administration of Estates Act (IAEA) and probate law are covered.

Contact a Burbank probate administration attorney at the firm if you have any questions about uncontested probate administration.