Our probate lawyers offer knowledgeable and experienced guidance through what can be a very emotional and strenuous time, when families are mourning the passing of a loved one. If you have been named executor, administrator or personal representative of the estate of a loved one, we can help you fulfill the requirements of the probate process and settle the estate, including serving as a resident agent for an out-of-state executor. We assist with all matters related to the probate of an estate, including the preparation of an inventory of the assets of the estate, payment of final debts and taxes and the distribution of assets. We will prepare and submit all documents that need to be filed and will act as your advocate in all court proceedings and in correspondence with beneficiaries of the estate or trust. As a result of the emotional stress involved in the probate of a loved one's estate, disputes can easily arise. Press, Dozier & Hamelburg's attorneys have the experience to assist with probate litigation and will contests. Our attorneys provide strategic counsel to individuals and families in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C..