Matlin Law Group handles all your estate administration needs including probate, trust administration and trust taxation.
After the death of a loved one, you may be responsible for administering their estate. If you were named as the executor, it is important that you understand the rights and responsibilities involved. We understand that administering an estate can feel overwhelming. We are here to assist you through every part of the process.
Generally, administering an estate involves several important aspects which include:
- Taking an inventory of the assets and liabilities of the estate;
- Distributing the assets and settling the outstanding debts;
- Preparing an estate accounting;
- Preparing estate and inheritance tax returns;
- Handling inheritance disputes; and
- Handling estate and tax litigation issues if required.
Depending on the size and complexity of the estate, these tasks can be very involved. We are here to help you with the challenges of administering your loved one’s estate and will help guide you through every stage of the process. We will ensure that the process runs smoothly and can alert you to any difficulties that you may encounter. Often legal and tax issues can arise during the administration process, and it is important that you have legal guidance to ensure that the matters are handled correctly.
Contact Us to speak with an attorney regarding any of these important issues.
What Our Chicago Clients Are Saying About Us
Dear Eric, I just want you to know how much I appreciate everything you've done for me and the thoroughness with which you did it. You are indeed a most impressive will-maker, including the the serendipitous coverage your "compulsivity" supplies. You truly lift the experience from the quotidian to an art-form. In addition, you are a real mensch, in its best sense: open, warm, caring, understanding and honest. Again, my thanks to you and your staff for your help. With best wishes, S.B
Eric and Julie: On behalf of the Edgebrook Women's Club would like to thank you and express our gratitude for your wonderfully informative presentation to our group. As was evident from the many questions your information was needed, very well received and your situational examples registered with many in the audience. Thank you again for providing a much needed and informative presentation.
"Eric, Thanks again for helping me get this signed and completed. It's a big comfort knowing that my will and estate is in order. Thank you again for your generosity and friendship. I really appreciate being able to get this taken care of and with a certain level of confidence. I trust you and feel really comfortable with your advice. I've already referred some friends to you. I will continue to be your advocate and biggest fan!"
"We felt very comfortable with both attorneys. We would feel comfortable if we had to call to have questions answered. The atmosphere with Mr. Matlin was great, and we left the office feeling positive about something that is so important to us."
"I believe Eric did an excellent job communicating the related issues, options and was very helpful in assisting in making final decisions. The process was very helpful and resulted in us making the right decisions for ourselves. It was very easy and educational to work with Eric Matlin and his team."
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