Probate in Ohio
Slater & Zurz LLP is an Ohio law firm providing a full range of services for estate planning, probate, and elder care law. There are many facets to probate and estate laws and many scenarios to consider in estate planning that must be analyzed. Our lawyers offer clients vast experience and provide them with an estate plan that fits their needs, objectives, and wishes.
We also offer clients extensive experience in all areas of trust and probate litigation. Many times, problems, disputes or disagreements arise over the administration of a trust or an estate. When that happens, we help clients effectively resolve issues and make sure they are treated fairly.
The probate process in Ohio can be confusing and complicated. Proper estate planning is essential. The assistance of an experienced Ohio probate attorney can save a family many headaches, hassles, and expense. We have been helping family’s with probate in Ohio for over 40 years.
What is Probate
Probate is a legal process that takes place after someone dies and a special division of Ohio courts. The probate process typically includes the following steps:
1. Proving in court the deceased person’s will is valid.
2. Identifying all the deceased person’s property.
3. Having the property appraised.
4. Paying any debts and taxes.
5. Distributing the property as the deceased person’s will directs.
Probate-related issues can get complicated. Conflicts and disputes can also arise. When these things happen, our experienced probate attorneys can help. Please contact us for a free consultation to discuss your probate related issue in more detail and learn how we can help you resolve the issues that are holding things up.