Trustworthy, Compassionate And Clear Guidance In Estate Administration
When a loved one dies – with or without a will – you may feel that you have a steep hill to climb if you are responsible for settling the estate. No doubt, you will seek to honor your loved one’s wishes if you are the executor or personal representative. At the same time, you need to fulfill the requirements of the probate court, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other people and entities that have anything to do with the deceased person’s estate.
At Kristine P. Romano, Esq., LLM, PC, you will find the assistance and direction that you need. I am attorney Romano, and you can count on me to help you avoid situations that might leave you with personal liability or accusations of breach of fiduciary duty. I will guide you and protect your interests as well as those of the estate.
Key Concerns In Probate And Estate Administration
You may have heard about the possibility of will contests and other types of probate litigation that can make settling an estate extra difficult. As a knowledgeable estate administration attorney watching out for your interests, I can help you prevent or resolve such challenges cost-effectively.
I am Kristine P. Romano, with nearly 20 years of experience practicing law. My many successes helping clients plan and administer estates over the years have equipped me to provide you with the guidance that you need through the processes of:
- Taking an estate through probate
- Administering trusts as a trustee if you are in that position
- Paying debts in the correct sequence
- Submitting final income tax returns for the decedent’s estate
- Distributing uncommon assets correctly (such as business assets, commercial real estate and jointly held properties)
Plan Ahead: Help Your Family Be Ready For The Probating Of Your Estate
As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Estate planning allows you to solve problems for your family before you’re gone. It’s a gift you can give your family that has more than monetary value. A well-planned estate can prevent family quarrels and needless losses to the estate for legal fees and other costs that come with complications.
Creating an estate plan now enables you to build a legacy that you can pass on to your family. Live forever by creating your legacy now. Contact me to learn how I can help you do just that. Call 508-936-2878 to reach my office in Northborough, 508-936-2880 to reach my office in Natick or send an email inquiry to schedule a consultation.