The legal process to transfer the property of a deceased person is known as Estate Administration or Probate. It is a series of steps. You do not have to hire an attorney for the entire process. We are here to help you with any forms and to provide guidance when you need it.
Are you an Executor or Administrator?
- Get the documents you need
- Qualification as Personal Representative
- 90 Day Inventory – Taking Control of Assets
- Paying Creditors and Distributions to heirs
- Final accounting
Are you an Heir or a Creditor?
- When can you expect to receive your share?
- Do you need to take court action?
- Receive suggestions for how to proceed
Estate Administration Packages
Qualification as a Personal Representative
Package includes documents prepared based on information you provide and advice regarding the initial property listing and preparing for your meeting with the Clerk.
90 Day Inventory – Taking Control of Assets
Package includes preparation of the 90 day Inventory form and a checklist or cover letter listing the items the Clerk will need. Also includes advice on how to find a value for the items and how to take control or possession of the assets.
Paying Creditors and Distributions to Heirs
Frequently Asked Questions
How long should an Estate Administration or Probate take?
Do I need an attorney?
What Counties do you serve?
Do you help out of state Executors or Heirs?
• All documents and legal advice are based solely on the information provided by the client.
• The lawyer-client relationship is limited to the preparation of the document or the legal advice purchased.
• Irvine Law Firm does not provide tax or financial advice. All documents and legal services are based on North Carolina law.
• The relationship ends upon transmittal of the final version of the document or the purchased legal advice.