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Probate Law Overview

At GillespieShields, our estate planning and probate law attorneys have 27 years of experience in estate planning and probate law. We believe in working with clients towards a resolution of their reasonable legal goals. We pay close attention to detail and take the time to listen to our clients’ needs. We believe in working through challenges to help our clients achieve an amicable, efficient resolution to their legal concerns.

People often do not take the time or make the effort to plan for disability and death. Many of the issues that arise can be avoided, or at least managed, with a little time and effort. Successful estate planning requires not only the knowledge and experience of an attorney, but also work on the part of the client—especially when it comes to funding trusts and maintaining the designations of beneficiaries. We believe our clients deserve personal attention and estate plans customized to their finances, family situation, and preferences.

We also have ample experience handling matters of probate. Probate litigation processes can become lengthy and unpleasant, so it is necessary to hire an experienced attorney who can handle such matters gracefully and with skill. At GillespieShields, we believe that a nuanced understanding of probate law can make all the difference in a difficult case.

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Estate Administration

When an individual dies, everything they own becomes part on his/her estate. Estate administration includes gathering and managing the estate (including paying off debts) and then distributing the remainder to the beneficiaries.

When estate plans are contested, it can cause lengthy and stressful probate litigation. The counsel of an experienced attorney can help you from becoming overwhelmed.

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When estate plans are contested, it can cause lengthy and stressful probate litigation. The counsel of an experienced attorney can help you from becoming overwhelmed.

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Your Probate Law Team

At GillespieShields we have over 27 years of experience in estate planning and probate law. Estate planning can be a complicated process which involves many different legal strategies. Probate litigation can be even more disconcerting, especially if family animosity is involved. We effectively represent you and strive to keep stress between family members to a minimum. We will carefully guide you through all the legal requirements to help resolve all the legal issues.

Wayne H. Taylor

Wayne is a personable, experienced, down-to-earth attorney, who listens carefully to his clients’ needs and works tirelessly with them towards the achievement of their reasonable legal goals. As he sees it, Wayne’s duty as an attorney is to use his legal knowledge to make life a little fairer for his clients.

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