Upper Marlboro Estate Administration Lawyer
Knowledgeable And Efficient Probate Services In Southern Maryland
When a loved one passes away, the executor of the will has a number of important responsibilities. Depending on the complexity of the estate, this process can be quite daunting for the individual instructed to carry out the decedent’s wishes.
The Upper Marlboro law firm of Ralph W. Powers Jr., P.C., helps clients navigate the probate administration process quickly and with minimal frustration. We aim to make the duties more manageable for our clients, from locating and valuating assets to evaluating the legitimacy of claims made against the estate.
Ralph Powers handle estate administration in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. We welcome anyone seeking help to settle a family member’s estate in southern Maryland. Contact us to make an appointment with our attorney.
Prince George’s County And Prince Frederick Probate Attorney
Attorney Ralph Powers Jr. brings 35 years of experience in probate administration, and he is among the few attorneys who regularly appear in the Prince George’s County Orphan’s Court (probate court). He has covered the spectrum from small estate administration (expedited process for estates under $30,000) to settling of multimillion-dollar estates and high-stakes probate litigation involving large estates.
The duties of estate administration can be complex, time-consuming and overwhelming, and every case raises unique issues. Mr. Powers counsels clients who have been appointed as the personal representative (also known as executor or administrator). Some clients want general guidance or assistance with a particular probate issue. Other clients want to entrust the entire process to us. We will provide whatever level of service you need.
Ralph Powers can capably address all aspects of estate administration:
- Formally opening the estate
- Inventory and valuation of assets
- Asset transactions and liquidations
- Satisfying debts and taxes of the estate
- Distributions to heirs
- Accounting and reporting
- Clarifying the wishes of the deceased
- Will contests and other probate litigation
- Resolving claims against the estate
Out Of State And Needing A Maryland Probate Lawyer?
We represent many clients living elsewhere in the United States who are appointed to settle an estate in Prince George’s County or a neighboring jurisdiction. We can provide full-service estate administration so that you need not travel to Maryland any more than necessary.
Experience Matters In Probate Administration
Whether you are the executor of a will or simply a concerned relative who wants to make sure the estate is administered in accordance with the will, Ralph Powers will ensure that these matters are resolved fairly and properly. Call 240-847-0738 or email us to make an appointment with our Upper Marlboro estate administration attorney.