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Experienced Alabama Estates Attorney Guides You Through Probate

The probate process typically accompanies a situation involving painful emotional loss. A knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorney, Kenneth D. Hampton eases the stress of probating your loved one’s estate and guides executors and beneficiaries through the complex process.

The process of probate

Most executors have never or only rarely probated a will and know little about the process. We can guide you through the complex probate process, including:

  • Filing the will with the appropriate Madison County probate court
  • Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
  • Finding and collecting assets
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying estate taxes
  • Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring experts, when appropriate
  • Valuing and managing the estate
Huntsville attorney Kenneth D. Hampton has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate, including the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating assets of an estate. When appropriate, our firm calls upon accountants, financial advisors, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. We can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Probate disputes and will contests

Even for seemingly straightforward estates, disputes between beneficiaries sometimes arise. Our professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interest of our clients to preserve cordial familial relationships, Kenneth D. Hampton is adept at mediating disputes. That said, we assertively defend our client’s beneficiary rights within the Alabama probate court whenever necessary.

Contact a thorough probate attorney, Kenneth D. Hampton

For legal services in Huntsville and throughout Alabama, call 256.859.8900 or contact Kenneth D. Hampton online to schedule a free initial consultation.

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greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.
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