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Shreveport Estate Administration Lawyers

Helping Your Family Protect Their Interests

Following a person’s passing, it is important that their will is administered according to their wishes. Ideally, a will contains clear provisions about how the assets will be divided. However, having an estate administrator present can help make sure the estate owner’s wishes are honored following their passing. Since 1951, the Shreveport estate lawyers at Richie, Richie & Oberle, L.L.P. have helped families to preserve their estates and ensure they are administered fairly. With our help, you can take steps to ensure your or your family member’s wishes are honored.

Call (318) 995-3339 or contact us online today to get started on your Northwest Louisiana estate administration case.

How an Administrator Can Help

Prior to a person’s passing, they can designate within their written will their consent to have an estate administrator work with their family. This helps to make sure that the person’s wishes are carried out the way they would want. The administrator will oversee declaring what is in the estate, what the estate owes, and how it will be carried out. For this reason, having a trustworthy Shreveport estate lawyer there can be beneficial. Speak with Richie, Richie & Oberle, L.L.P. for help with planning estate administration.

An estate administrator will oversee matters such as:

  • Inventory: The state of Louisiana requires that a list of assets be submitted as part of the administration. This will include the property owned by the estate as well as its value
  • Accounting: The administrator will need to disclose the value of the estate as well as any liability it owes before assets are distributed
  • Paying debts: Those who are owed money from an estate can submit a claim for which the administrator will need to acknowledge and respond to

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As these matters can be highly complex, having the help of an experienced team of estate lawyers can help you make sure your family’s estate is preserved as much as possible. While it may seem like something you could do yourself, it is never advisable to administrate an estate on your own. Call our firm today and discuss your situation during a consultation. We can help you better understand some of the challenges that lie ahead and how to prepare for them.

Call (318) 995-3339 today and speak with Richie, Richie & Oberle, L.L.P. about your estate administration.

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