Experienced Help With Probate
Losing a loved one is never easy but it happens to all of us sooner or later. Many issues can come up, including what to do with personal possessions, as well as financial assets and real estate. If your family member had a will, probate and property distribution may be fairly straightforward. You may need the assistance of a probate lawyer in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
My name is Richard H. Saxl, and I have probated nearly 100 estates in my more than 35 years as an attorney. I have the knowledge and the experience to guide you through the process and help you and the rest of your family with the administration of an estate and ensure the distribution of assets is done efficiently and cost-effectively.
Probate does not always involve the will contests in probate courts. I can help you determine the best way to probate your loved one’s estate.
I have dealt with many different issues regarding probate over the years, including:
- A person dying intestate (without a will)
- Contesting or defending wills
- Federal and Connecticut estate taxes
- Estate litigation
Disputes Involving Wills
If there is a disagreement between family members regarding a will, I can work with you to resolve it, or if necessary, represent you in court. I am an experienced litigator and understand the delicacy involved in these matters. I have seen the damage a contested will can cause a family. If it is possible to avoid this kind of hurt, I will do what I can to make peace.
I will sit down with you to discuss your loved one’s affairs and determine what needs to be done. I will help you fill out the appropriate forms, answer your questions and ensure that the proper paperwork is filed in a timely manner.
If there is conflict between you and a family member or a creditor and your loved one’s estate, I will work to resolve it. I understand what you are going through at this time and will strive to probate your family member’s estate as quickly and inexpensively as possible.