Estate and Trust Administration
Coping with a loss is difficult enough without having to navigate the complex legal aspects of a loved one’s estate or trust. The complicated legal requirements for properly managing an estate can quickly become overwhelming. We’re here to handle your legal and financial management needs with effective and straightforward counsel.
For 30 years, Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli has simplified the estate and trust administration process to assist our clients in protecting their assets in their lifetime and to ensure intended estate administration.
Our Approach to Estate and Trust Administration
We guide 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
The business of estate planning
Estates and trusts that include privately held businesses require a deep understanding and specialized focus. We have extensive knowledge and experience in appraising, liquidating and transferring ownership and the management of businesses in a tax-efficient and non-disruptive manner.
Free Estate and Trust Administration Consultation
Our attorneys help clients throughout St. Louis and the Metro East in both Illinois and Missouri. We’re ready to help you develop a plan for how to manage and protect the estate and assets of a loved one.
“Your knowledge, patience, and comfortable approach made this experience much easier for me.”
“Your firm is so professional. They make me feel like family more than anything else. Everyone is very kind and courteous. They go to no limits to get the job done.”
“I get answers to all my questions the day I call, that alone is wonderful. I am very happy to have Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli representing me.”
Notable Settlements & Verdicts
Obtained over $1 million in settlements for individuals injured by a pharmaceutical drug that increased the risk of cancer.