Are you looking to start the probate process, but have no idea where to begin? You want to find the best probate attorneys in Las Vegas. The probate process comes at difficult and trying time for many families, which is why we want to help your family resolve your loved one’s estate as quickly as possible.

At JK Nelson Law we have all of the experience and knowledge to help you smoothly navigate through the probate process. Our estate planning attorneys will explain how the process will work, answer any and all of your questions, and make sure that your legal rights are represented and defended throughout the entire process.

We’ll treat you like family, and make sure that you receive the best possible outcome. If you are looking to contest a will, contest a trust, or to defend a will we can help. Our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys will evaluate your case and offer you guidance and advice to help you easily move through the probate process. We can also help you create any wills or trusts you may want so that you can rest assured that your family won’t need to go through the difficulties of probate after you pass.

What Is Probate?

So, what exactly is probate? What is a probate administrator? The probate process involves collecting and then dividing of a deceased person’s assets according to their will. During the process, creditors will also need to be notified of the deceased’s passing. Liabilities, or payments that must be made from the estate, will also be paid during the process.

Family's hands holding a house -Las Vegas probate attorney conceptA common question we receive about the probate process is, “why do I need to have an attorney to go through the probate process?” If you were named as the “executor” of your loved one’s estate, then you should hire an attorney to help you complete and file all of the required paperwork. However, if your loved one did not leave a will, your family will need to hire an attorney for probate administration to ensure that the probate process is completed in an accurate and efficient way.

To ensure that the probate process goes quickly and easily, you will want to hire an attorney as soon as possible, we will discuss what documentation you will need to have to submit to the probate court, and then will complete and submit any paperwork that the court may need to evaluate your loved one’s assets and estate.

How Long Does a Las Vegas Probate Take?

In Las Vegas, the probate process can take anywhere from a few weeks to a few years, so it is extremely important that you have someone guiding you throughout the entire probate process. Call us to schedule a free consultation so we can begin to take you through the probate process quickly so that you can focus on your loved ones.