Make A Confusing Process Easier

The death of a loved one is one of the hardest things to face already. The logistical issues surrounding their estate can make it even harder. Depending on the situation and how your loved one planned their estate, you may be looking at a year or more of court proceedings before the estate is completely wrapped up.

At Thompson Horst, PLLC, we offer guidance and support through this difficult time, allowing you to focus on your family knowing that your loved one's estate is taken care of.

We Will Manage Estate Administration For You

Administering an estate includes a variety of steps. Having an attorney is helpful because they can ensure that the correct steps are taken so that the process is executed correctly, without any question.

Depending on your situation, you may be able to distribute the estate yourself, or you may have to go through probate. Probate can be necessary if your loved one passed away:

  • Intestate. This means "without an estate plan." The fact that dying intestate requires probate is one of the major reasons to create an estate plan. These types of situations are often complicated and can take a very long time to litigate.
  • With a will. Nearly every will-centered estate does have to go through probate, but it is much simpler with a will.
  • With certain types of trusts. If your trust is not properly funded, or your trust specifies court supervision, part of your estate may have to go through probate.

Each situation is unique, and requires its own special attention. That is what we can offer you: a personalized approach, supported by strategic evaluation and thinking.

Discuss Your Case With An Experienced Probate Attorney

You do not have to face the administrative details of your loved one's estate alone. To arrange your free consultation with one of our attorneys, call our Edina office today at 612-584-2172. Or, send us a message through our online message system. We will respond as promptly as possible.