It’s devastating to face the loss of a loved one, and the thought of having to administer that person’s estate may seem more than you can handle. A skilled probate attorney can help relieve some of that burden. The lawyers with Goldstein & Scopellite, PC in Tucson have 85 years of combined legal experience, and we use that background to guide family members and personal representatives through the Arizona probate process. In Pima County and the surrounding area, we take on probate challenges and work toward a timely resolution so that heirs can collect their inheritance. No matter how complex an estate might be or what unexpected events occur, our attorneys are determined to see that a decedent’s final instructions are enforced.
Several options exist under Arizona law when a deceased person’s assets need to be distributed. In certain instances involving small estates, you might be able to bypass the probate process completely by executing an affidavit. When probate is required, simplified and informal versions exist that do not require extensive court supervision. Our personalized approach means that we will help you choose the correct option given your circumstances. When necessary, we will handle probate duties including:
Don’t risk the extra cost and aggravation that accompanies probate errors. We make sure that the highest legal and professional standards are honored so that the estate can be administered promptly and smoothly.
If a will contest occurs, there can be serious legal, financial and emotional consequences. Our firm advises personal representatives and potential beneficiaries of their rights when the terms of a will are disputed. In cases involving allegations of fraud, undue influence, errors or other types of flaws, we use our knowledge and probate litigation experience to press for an appropriate outcome.
Goldstein & Scopellite, PC represents clients in Pima County and the surrounding area in all types of probate matters. Please call 520-365-3185 or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our Tucson office.