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Springfield Estate Administration Lawyers

Did your loved one name you executor of the estate in his or her will? Did your loved one pass on without leaving a will? Whatever the case may be, you can benefit from the representation of an experienced lawyer at Leahy, Van Vactor, Cox & Melendy, LLP.

Our lawyers will help you navigate all aspects of estate administration. We recognize that you are coming to us at a difficult time, so we will do everything possible to make legal matters easy for you. Our goal is to do the work so you can focus on being with your family.

Probate

Through the probate process, the court will determine if the deceased's will is valid. The deceased's property will be inventoried and appraised. The deceased's debts will be paid, as will estate taxes, if applicable. The remaining property will be divided in accordance with the will. If there is no will, property will be divided according to Oregon law. Our estate administration attorneys in Springfield, Oregon, assist with all aspects of the process.

Small Estate Affidavits

Not all estates go through probate in Oregon. Small estates can be managed through a much simpler process, referred to as a small estate affidavit. A small estate is defined as an estate that holds less than $200,000 in real property and less than $75,000 in personal property.

Trust Administration

Perhaps your loved one created a trust and you have been named successor trustee. Our lawyers can assist with all aspects of trust administration.

Contact Our Eugene Probate Attorneys

Call us at 541-357-9903 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation.