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Knowledgeable Massachusetts Probate Law & Code Lawyer Handles Probate Issues

Springfield probate attorney David G. Carlson guides you through the process

Losing a loved one can be incredibly painful. The confusion and stress involved in dealing with a will that has entered probate only adds to that pain. In addition to the costs and inconvenience of attending court hearings, probate can take over a year or more before all debts are paid and distributions made to heirs. Having a compassionate attorney who has experience handling Massachusetts probate code issues at your side makes this process go as smoothly as possible. Whether you are challenging a will as a potential beneficiary or are acting as executor, David G. Carlson, Attorney at Law, can assist you in every aspect of your probate case. We help clients differentiate between probate and non-probate estate property and assist executors and administrators in fulfilling their duties.

Our East Longmeadow office handles all probate law needs and concerns

Massachusetts probate attorney David G. Carlson knows how difficult it can be dealing with probate concerns while still experiencing grief from the loss of a loved one. Our law firm makes the process easier by providing assistance with various probate needs including:

  • Executor and Administrator Duties – the process begins with filing with court and involves taking property inventory, determining heirs and beneficiaries, paying expenses of estate administration, distributing estate property, and satisfying debts of the estates
  • Challenging Wills – we have years of experience challenging the validity of wills based on undue influence and coercion, contesting the mental capacity of the testator, disputing whether proper formalities were followed in executing the will, arguing the will was based on fraud or mistake and demonstrating subsequent revocation of the will
  • Avoid Probate – this is often the most cost-effective solution to dealing with the property of the decedent and involves estate planning, wills and trusts, and asset protection methods that allows title to pass to beneficiaries by operation of law when the time comes

David G. Carlson is here to help you through this difficult time

Properly handling probate issues ensures that the wishes of the decedent are carried out and provides beneficiaries with the property they are entitled to. Springfield estate planning attorney David G. Carlson has almost three decades of experience dealing with Massachusetts probate law and code. The combined experience and knowledge of our legal team helps us make the probate process move forward as smoothly and efficiently as possible. You can count on us to help ensure all of your needs are met and legal issues are resolved.

Contact David G. Carlson today to assist with your probate concerns

Probate administration can be time consuming and difficult to deal with due to the emotion involved when a loved one passes away. Whether you are challenging a will or seeking to avoid probate altogether, the East Longmeadow office of David G. Carlson, Attorney at Law, serves Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut residents with all their probate and estate needs. We provide you with someone you can trust when handling your property or the property of a loved one. Contact us today for a free initial consultation and we will set up an appointment to determine your next move going forward.

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  • East Longmeadow Office
    200 North Main Street
    East Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01028
    Phone: 413-525-1313
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