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We can help with everything from drafting a simple will to handling affairs for the most complex of estates.

Experienced Ohio Estates Attorney Help Guide You Through the Process

As family law attorneys, we know that the death or disability of a family member can be one of the greatest challenges one will ever face. Whether it’s the need to appoint a guardian or a conservator of an aging parent or of a disabled child or sibling, or to open and complete a release of assets, or to file a full-blown probate estate, we know that the process can be daunting. The attorneys at Abel & Zocolo, LPA, with more than 50 years of combined experience, are also experienced in guardianships, conservatorships, releases from administration, full-blown estates and all other family law matters. Whether it’s simple or complex, we are here to provide you with the knowledge and expertise necessary to complete the Probate Court process.

Valuing and Managing the Estate

Our attorneys assist executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. We have a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisers, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. We can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Probate Disputes

Even in apparently straightforward estate cases, there are sometimes disputes between beneficiaries. Our attorneys’ professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally-charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interests of our client to preserve cordial familial relationships, our attorneys are adept at mediating these disputes. When necessary, we assertively defend our client’s beneficiary rights within the Ohio probate court.

Contact the Thorough Probate Lawyers at Abel & Zocolo

Call us at 216-621-6138 or contact Abel & Zocolo, LPA online.



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