The management, collection, and distribution of a loved one's estate after their passing can be an extremely complex process, regardless of the presence of a will, trust, or other estate planning document. Unfortunately, these situations may also give rise to numerous contentious disputes between family members, friends, and other interested individuals. In such situations, the attorneys at the Law Office of Leonard J. LeRose, Jr., Ltd. can provide guidance, clarification, and effectively answer any questions you may have in determining which option can best resolve such conflict. We understand that the death of a family member or friend is a trying time in anyone's life and our aim is to make the process as painless as possible for our clients.
Initiating Probate proceedings
Accounting for Estate Expenses and Income
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Claims Negotiation & Settlement
Distributing Assets to Beneficiaries
Will and Trust Contests
Will and Trust Construction
Formal Proof of Will
Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Removal of Executor, Trustee, or Administrator
Fraud and Conversion
Slayer Statute Issues
Discovery and Recovery Citation of Assets
A person or entity interested in the welfare of a mentally or developmentally disabled person 18 years or older may petition the Court for the appointment of a Guardian. If a Guardian fails to act appropriately, we will do everything we can do to protect the rights of our clients and the disabled adult.
Initiating Guardianship Proceedings
Completing Bond Requirements for our Clients
Inventory of Assets
Accounting of Estate Administration
Transferring Guardianship Proceedings
Closing Guardianship Proceedings
Validity of Powers of Attorney
Discovery and Recovery Citations of Assets
Turn Over of Assets
Fraud and Conversion
Removal of Guardian
Guardianship Trials (Bench & Jury)
An individual or entity may file a Petition for Appointment of Guardian with the Court, in order to be appointed Guardian of a minor. Since these cases typically involve family members or friends, it is common for these cases to be emotional, frustrating, and tiring. As such, the attorneys at the Law Office of Leonard J. LeRose, Jr., Ltd. are able to help at each step of the process. We are trained to keep our focus on what is in the best interest of the minor and our client, especially when the case gets contentious. Our attorneys are trained to be sympathetic and patient towards family issues, but also rational, even in the most chaotic of situation.
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