Metro East Probate And Trust Administration Lawyers

pile of legal documentsCoping with the death or managing the care of a loved one is difficult enough without having to learn and worry about the legal aspects of doing so. The complexities and legal requirements for properly handling the estate can become overwhelming quickly, but our firm can handle all your legal and financial management needs with efficient and straightforward counsel.

Our attorneys have decades of experience helping people properly probate estates and trusts as executors, administrators and trustees. We have worked with individuals and families throughout Illinois and Missouri in coordination with their accountants, investment advisers, insurance counselors and other professionals to produce the best possible results collaboratively.

Estates and trusts that include ownership in privately held businesses require special focus. As business attorneys, we have the knowledge and experience to prepare wills and trusts to protect business assets. Additionally, we are experienced in the process of appraising, liquidating and transferring ownership and management of businesses in a tax-efficient and non-disruptive manner.

Thorough Estate And Trust Administration In St. Louis And Metro East Area

At Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C., our St. Louis estate planning lawyers are aware of the ever-changing federal and state laws that often affect an estate plan and its administration. You can trust our attorneys to handle your case with accuracy and care.

Guiding You Through Complex Estate And Trust Administration Processes

We guide people who are executors, trustees, agents under powers of attorney, guardians, estate representatives and beneficiaries of estates and trusts. Our professional assistance can ensure the proper collection and management of assets and final affairs, including:

  • Taking charge of assets
  • Identify and paying debts
  • Preparing and filing income, estate and gift tax returns
  • Managing and selling real estate and business property
  • Preparing accounting of your activities
  • Distributions and related decisions
  • Conflicting beneficiary or creditor demands
  • Will contests, trust disputes or other disputes

We advise our clients on how to fulfill these duties and more in lawful and efficient manners. We also represent beneficiaries of estates and trusts to ensure that people in charge of estate and trust administration are handling all matters in the beneficiary’s best interests and the intentions of the estate plan.

Contact Our Madison County Estate Administration Attorneys

We will work for straightforward and cost-efficient administration of estates and trusts. Email, use the contact form, or call us today at 618-656-5150 or toll free at 800-782-8492 to speak with a lawyer.