What Is the Probate Process in Arizona?

The probate process following the loss of a loved one can be a complex and confusing experience. Unfortunately, the probate process is difficult to avoid, even if your loved one had a will or estate plan in place well before their passing. Understanding the many steps in the probate process can be difficult without the help of an experienced attorney.

At Gorman & Jones, PLC, our Phoenix probate attorneys offer detailed advice on every step in the probate process. Our experience and knowledge of the probate process allow us to provide the guidance you need to traverse your legal proceedings as quickly and painlessly as possible.

We work with you throughout each step in the probate process, including:

  • Petitioning the court to probate the will
  • Sending notice to creditors and beneficiaries
  • Inventory and appraisal of all assets
  • Collecting payments owed to the estate
  • Reviewing and paying debts owed by the estate
  • Distributing assets remaining after payment of debts
  • Closing the estate

It is important to note that every probate process is different and that your family may encounter issues other families don’t. With the many complexities of the probate process and the importance of avoiding missteps during your proceedings, it is advisable to retain experienced legal counsel.

Contact us online or call 602.388.1623 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your probate concerns and learn how we can help your family traverse the legal process without unnecessary delay or expense.

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