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Probate & Estate Administration

You have just learned that a loved one has died, and you are the executor. There are so many things that need to be done, all while you and your family members are grieving. At Marshall, Parker & Weber, we know the estate administration process can be overwhelming, especially for the executor of an estate. We are an elder law firm that specializes in this area, and we’re here to make this difficult experience as easy as possible for you and your family. Download our whitepaper to learn about the basics of estate administration.

How We Can Help

We want to relieve a great deal of your burden during this time. At Marshall, Parker & Weber, we will get to know you and your family and help you through all of the estate administration details – from probate to estate tax.
  • Accompany you to the courthouse to be sworn in as executor or executrix.
  • Walk you through the probate process.
  • Work to protect you, your family, and heirs from creditor claims.
  • Advise and respond to Medical Assistance Estate Recovery claims.
  • Inventory, consolidate, and retitle assets.
  • Prepare and file state and federal inheritance tax returns according to the most recent tax codes and rules.
  • Pay debts and expenses.
  • Prepare family settlement agreements, accountings and other paperwork.
  • Distribute assets to beneficiaries.
  • Work in conjunction with your financial advisors and tax preparers to ensure that all facets of estate administration are addressed – including inheritance tax, estate tax and death tax.
You don’t have to be a current client to use our estate administration services – we help people who are new to our firm and just need help navigating their role as executor of an estate.
Marshall, Parker & Weber attorneys work with one of three experienced case managers: Shelby L. Weber, Lindsay S. Collins and Amanda M. Houseknecht, who are dedicated to the area of estate administration. We have decades of experience handling a range of issues, from simple to complicated estate and trust administrations. Because we specialize in elder law, our attorneys and case managers stay up to date through continuing legal education on the probate, inheritance tax, estate tax, death tax and Medicaid Estate Recovery laws that encompass estates and trusts. Our clients never feel like they are administering an estate alone.

What Our Clients are Saying

“We used M.P.W. for Elder Law reasons. The thought of planning for your parents’ death is an unwelcomed but necessary event. The people at M.P.W. made this journey as easy and professional as it could be. We received expert service at all times. Certainly, the team at M.P.W. is at the top of their game and Lindsay is second to none!”

Charles

Unsure About What You
Need in an Estate Plan?

Everyone can benefit from estate planning documents, but every situation is different. Figuring out what documents make sense for you can be challenging and confusing. We’ve created this estate planning tool to help you decide.