Estate Administration and Probate Matters
Winston-Salem Probate Attorneys

Our Winston-Salem probate attorneys provide comprehensive estate administration services to executors and administrators charged with the responsibility of administering a decedent’s estate. Several of our attorneys have been certified as specialists in probate law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

We assist and advise executors and administrators of decedent’s estates with all aspects estate administration and probate of the process, including qualification of the personal representative, identifying assets of the estate, preparing and filing an inventory and accountings for the estate, paying claims against the estate, and distributing assets of the estate to its beneficiaries. We also handle all tax compliance matters which arise during the course of the administration of an estate, including preparing and filing the decedent’s final income tax return, formulating a plan to reduce income taxes for the estate and its beneficiaries, preparing and filing federal and state estate tax returns, and preparing and filing fiduciary income tax returns for the estate.