Tom Kruse, Attorney at Law
3014 Hoyt Avenue
Everett, WA 98201-4005
Phone: (425) 258-6155
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Probate & Estate Administration

Probate & Estate Administration Lawyer

If you have recently lost a loved one, your family is going through a lot. One of the things you will have to do is administer their estate through probate. At the office of Tom Kruse, Attorney at Law, we have been helping families through the probate and estate administration process for over 25 years. Whether you want to resolve a dispute through probate litigation or simply get through the estate administration process as efficiently as possible, we can help. It is our policy to try to keep the cost of probate down as low as possible by having the executor or the heirs do as much work in handling the administration of the estate as possible. It is our goal to compete a probate of any estate as inexpensively and quickly as possible. There are a number of things that a good attorney can do to keep costs low and complete the probate quickly. The executor or personal representative can be held liable and sued if they do not handle the probate process properly. We will help exeuctors prevent those problems.

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There are a lot of misconceptions about the probate process. There are many things that we will do that will keep the costs down and complete the probate as quickly as possible. We can help you through the entire probate process, from start to finish, in as little as two or three months for as little as two thousand dollars. As long as there are no probate disputes, you will not have to attend any court hearings either.

Whether the deceased died with a will or without a will, if they have titled property in their name only, or if there are a number of heirs that will share the estate, you will to go through the probate process. You would be wise to have an attorney to assist you in this process. Having practiced probate and estate administration for over 25 years, we can guide you through the process as efficiently, quickly and inexpensively as possible.

These processes are governed by thousands of laws and state cases, including Washington State statutes. While a personal representative will be appointed and settle the estate in question according to local law, it would be wise to have attorney to assist throughout the process

We do General Powers of Attorney as well as Financial and Healthcare Powers of Attorney. We do all kinds of Trusts depending upon your needs and special situations. We also do simple an uncomplicated Wills. We charge $350.00 for a simple normal Will and for a married couple who does matching Wills, we charge $500.00 total for both Wills.

Probate Litigation

When there is a probate dispute, you may have to protect your family and your interests through probate litigation. While this requires more time and money, sometimes it is the only option to make sure the process is handled correctly and you receive what you deserve. We assist estates dealing with probate litigation surrounding will contests and improper estate administration.

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If you have to go through the probate and estate administration process, make sure you get it done right. Located by the Snohomish County Courthouse, our Everett law office has been handling these cases for over 24 years. We are open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday and 8 to 12 on Fridays. Contact us today for a free initial phone consultation.

At the Everett, WA, law office of Tom Kruse, Attorney at Law, we represent individuals throughout Snohomish County, including Duvall, Goldbar, Granite Falls, Bothell, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Marysville, Mukilteo, Lake Stevens, Monroe, Mill Creek, Lynnwood, Arlington, Stanwood and Smokey Point, Washington.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.