Executor of Estates

New Jersey wills and trusts administration attorneys

As the executor or executrix of an estate, you have a daunting task ahead of you; you are responsible for protecting the assets of the deceased during the probate/estate administration process and ensuring that the property goes to the right people. At D'Alessandro & D'Alessandro, LLC, we help executors and executrices move smoothly through probate/estate administration and tackle any challenges that may arise.

Our law firm has provided assistance to clients throughout northern and central New Jersey since 1975. We understand the challenges that executors/executrices face during probate of an estate and can help you meet these challenges with confidence. Contact our Bedminster executor of estate attorneys for experienced legal help with your executor/executrix duties.

Administering the estate

Executors/executrices of large estates have many tasks that they must complete to ensure proper distribution of the deceased's property. We help executors and executrices:

  • Find and inventory estate assets
  • Set up a bank account for the estate
  • Find and notify heirs
  • File for probate
  • When necessary, determine who receives what property according to intestate succession
  • Distribute assets to the correct people and entities
  • Pay creditors
  • Pay estate taxes and final income taxes
  • File release and refunding bonds
  • Complete final disbursement and accounting

We also protect executors/executrices during estate and probate litigation, including will contests and litigation involving accusations of breach of fiduciary duty.

Contact our Basking Ridge estate administration attorneys

If you have been named the executor or executrix of a New Jersey estate, you can benefit from the help of an experienced estate administration lawyer. At D'Alessandro & D'Alessandro, we accept credit cards, offer flexible hours and are conveniently located near the center of Basking Ridge with easy access to and from Route 78 and Route 287. To contact us, call 908-766-5400.