We are here to help after the death of a loved one

Facing the death of a loved one can be very difficult. While grieving, a family must also deal with handling the family member’s assets and fulfilling his or her final wishes. Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves, LLP’s probate attorneys and staff help clients through this challenging time. With offices in Macon, Georgia, the firm serves clients throughout the state. The firm’s attorneys have many years of experience helping individuals and families through the probate and estate administration process.

Experienced assistance with estate administration in Macon

Probate is the process of establishing a document as someone’s last will and testament through probate court. If there are any assets that will pass through a will, the estate must be settled through the probate process. In Georgia, probate usually does not cause delay in administering an estate.

The attorneys at Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves, LLP guide fiduciaries efficiently through the probate process. They ensure the orderly distribution of the decedent’s assets to beneficiaries. Even if Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth & Reeves, LLP did not draft the deceased’s will, trust or comprehensive estate plan, the firm’s attorneys can guide the fiduciaries through administration of the estate.

Having a skilled attorney at this time is important. If an estate is not administered properly, a family may face conflicts, tax concerns and complicated legal matters in the future.