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Experienced Tennessee Estates Attorney Guides You Through Probate

The process of probate typically accompanies a situation involving painful emotional loss. A knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorney, Buddy eases the stress of probating your loved one’s estate and guides executors and beneficiaries through the complex process.

The process of probate
Most executors have never or only rarely probated a will and know little about the process. Buddy can guide you through the complex probate process, including:

  • Filing the will with the appropriate Tennessee county probate court
  • Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
  • Finding and collecting assets
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying estate taxes
  • Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring experts, when appropriate
Valuing and managing the estate
Buddy assists executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating assets of an estate. L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr. has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, Buddy calls upon accountants, financial advisors, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. He can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectibles for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Probate disputes

Even for seemingly straightforward estates, disputes between beneficiaries sometimes arise. Buddy’s professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interest of our clients to preserve cordial familial relationships, Buddy is adept at mediating disputes. However, he assertively defends the beneficiary rights of his clients whenever necessary in probate court.

Contact a thorough estate planning lawyer, L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr.
For legal services in Nashville and throughout Tennessee call L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr. at 615.800.4191 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.

L.G. “Buddy” Burnett, Jr. is conveniently located in the historical district of Nashville, and serves clients throughout Davidson County and the State of Tennessee.