Does the Personal Representative Need an Attorney?
In almost all instances the personal representative must be represented by an attorney licensed in the state in which the probate proceeding is taking place. Many legal issues arise, even in the simpliest estate administration.
The attorney for the personal representative advises the personal representative on rights and duties under the law, and represents the personal representative in estate proceedings.
Speak to an Experienced Probate and Estate Administration Attorney Today
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified probate and estate administration lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local probate and estate administration attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.
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- Who (or What) can be a Personal Representative?
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