After the death of a loved one, you may find yourself simply wanting to remain swallowed in grief rather than facing responsibilities. However, you likely also know that remaining in such a state can cause issues if certain aspects of the estate need addressing. If your family member named you executor of the estate, you may find yourself wanting to put off the probate process in order to handle your emotional challenges, but handling the necessary probate duties sooner rather than later may prove beneficial.
When you are ready to hire an estate planning attorney, it is important to find one who takes a holistic approach, one who will listen and who will ask the right questions to get to know you and your particular family situation. Attorneys who take this approach are better at: