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Spearfish Probate Lawyer

Drew  Skjoldal
Drew Skjoldal
dskjoldal@lynnjackson.com
605.722.9000
McLean Thompson Kerver
McLean Thompson Kerver
mkerver@lynnjackson.com
605.722.9000

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.

311 North 27th Street
Suite 4
Spearfish, SD 57783
United States

Consult with a Proven Spearfish Probate Lawyer

The proven Spearfish probate lawyers at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. are experienced in the effective resolution of probate lawsuits as related to the administration of estates in South Dakota. Spearfish probate attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of general probate law, including but not limited to probate administration and probate litigation in Spearfish, South Dakota. Clients will have the confidence of knowing that their case is being handled by an experienced and knowledgeable Spearfish probate lawyer.

The Spearfish probate attorneys have experience representing clients in probate matters involving:

  • Spearfish Ancillary Probate Lawyer
  • Spearfish Estates Lawyer
  • Spearfish Probate Administration Lawyer
  • Spearfish Probate Litigation Lawyer
  • Spearfish Probate Taxation Lawyer
  • Spearfish Wills Lawyer

Experienced Spearfish Probate Attorney

Probate is a general term for the entire process of administration of estates of dead persons, including those without wills, with court supervision. The initial step in the process is proving a will is valid and then administering the estate of a dead person according to the terms of the will. The will must be filed with the clerk of the appropriate court in the county where the deceased person lived, along with a petition to have the court approve the will and appoint the executor named in the will. If an executor is not named in the will, an administrator is appointed. A declaration of a person who had signed the will as a witness is also filed. If the court determines the will is valid, the court then “admits” the will to probate.

Even if there is a will, probate may not be necessary if the estate is worth no more than a stated dollar value or is small with no real estate title to be transferred or all of the estate is either jointly owned or community property. The probate process in South Dakota involves fees set by statute and/or the court (depending on state laws) for attorneys, executors and administrators, the need to publish notices, court hearings, paperwork, the public nature of the proceedings and delays while waiting for creditors to file claims, whether money was owed or not. The Spearfish probate lawyers are knowledgeable in understanding the details, facts, complications, and circumstances that arise in a probate case.

Trusted Spearfish Probate Law Firm

The Spearfish probate attorneys at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. are distinguished by a history of successful probate claim recoveries and resolutions. For experienced representation in an estate or will dispute, contact the Spearfish probate lawyers at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. in South Dakota.

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.

311 North 27th Street
Suite 4
Spearfish, SD 57783
United States

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Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.

311 North 27th Street
Suite 4
Spearfish, SD 57783
United States

Law Firm Contact: Jeffery D. Collins

Tel: 605.722.9000

Fax: 605.722.9001

Email: jcollins@lynnjackson.com

Website: lynnjackson.com

Member Since: 2020

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