It is essential to plan with an experienced Missouri estate administration attorney to ensure asset protection goals are met and to avoid probate.
If you have recently lost a loved one, please accept our condolences. This situation is often a traumatic and stressful time. The Law Office of Christopher Dumm has designed this booklet to serve as a guide. This booklet is designed to assist your family in addressing concerns you may be facing after the death of a loved one.
Our booklet can guide you through this final chapter, particularly concerning probate and avoiding probate.
In the “Finalizing the Estate” checklist, you will learn:
- Who should be notified of your loved one’s death
- What accounts you should close or cancel
- When you should file your loved one’s tax return
- Where the best place is to receive your loved one’s mail
- How you can minimize or eliminate probate
Our experienced Missouri probate and estate administration attorneys are here to assist your family in addressing the concerns you may be facing after the death of a loved one. In addition to the checklist, other issues may be relevant to your situation, and our Joplin and Springfield firms can give you the legal guidance you need during this challenging time.
Please complete the form below to receive your Probate and Estate Administration Guide.