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Estate & Probate Attorney Tacoma

Helping Families Through Difficult Times

At McCarthy Law Office, PLLC, we understand that the loss of a loved one is never easy. When you've lost a family member, you may be overwhelmed by the many tasks that need to be completed in order to settle their estate. You may not know where to start, or what steps to take. Our Tacoma estate & probate attorney can help you get through this difficult time.

Our team is here to help you with the probate process, so you can focus on grieving and healing. We can help you settle your loved one's estate, so you can move on with your life. We have helped many families in Tacoma get through the probate process, and we can help you, too.

Call our Tacoma estate & probate attorney at (844) 224-5029 or contact us online to learn more about our services.

What Is Probate?

Probate is the legal process of settling an estate after a loved one passes away. The executor is the person who is legally responsible for overseeing the probate process. The executor is the person who has been named in the will to administer the estate. The executor's job is to make sure all of the legal requirements for settling an estate are met. The executor must gather all of the deceased person's assets, pay off any outstanding debts, and distribute the remaining assets to the beneficiaries specified in the will.

During the probate process, the executor must file all of the required paperwork with the probate court. The executor must also ensure that the estate taxes are paid. The executor must also manage the estate's assets until they are distributed to the beneficiaries. The executor must make sure that all of the deceased person's debts are paid off before distributing the assets to the beneficiaries. During the probate process, the executor must make sure that all the legal requirements for settling an estate are met.

What Is the Probate Process?

The probate process can be confusing and overwhelming. There are many steps that must be taken to settle an estate. The probate process can take several months to complete. The length of time it takes to settle an estate depends on the size of the estate and the number of assets involved. The Tacoma estate & probate attorney at McCarthy Law Office, PLLC can help you get through this difficult time.

The probate process includes the following steps:

  • The executor must notify all of the creditors that the person has passed away.
  • The executor must notify all of the deceased person's creditors and debtors of the date of the probate hearing.
  • The executor must file a petition with the probate court.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
  • The executor must notify the beneficiaries that they have been named in the will.
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    “Conor is great.”
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    “I had Conor help with our business operating agreement and then my personal will for my wife and myself. He was very responsive, informative and pleasant to work with. He made our experience easy and quick. I would recommend him to my friends and family.
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    I hired Attorney Conor McCarthy in 2016. I had sustained a serious work injury and was having problems communicating and understanding the process with the Washington State Labor and Industries.

    Conor McCarthy was a godsend, he completely took control, worked successfully with L&I and ultimately brought my case to the best conclusion for my injury and case. Without hesitation, I highly recommend Attorney Conor McCarthy.

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    Conor McCarthy has been my attorney for years. He is honest, trustworthy, knowledgeable and gets the job done efficiently and effectively. He has handled a variety of issues for my mother and me and we have been more than satisfied with the results. He is easy to talk to. He listens and hears what you are telling him. We have the utmost faith in him and have recommended him to friends and family.
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