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Wichita Trusts Attorneys Help You Administer Estate Plans

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Personal attention and professional legal counsel from Wichita probate lawyers

After a loved one has passed away, you are undoubtedly left with many questions. It may feel overwhelming to deal with complicated legalities when facing the emotional aftermath of a loss. The attorneys at Bever Dye, LC assist you in handling these matters in a way that honors the final wishes outlined in a trust or Will. We provide knowledgeable counsel in a compassionate manner, creating a welcoming environment where you can feel comfortable asking questions.

For 75 years, Bever Dye, LC has been known as the firm to turn to for assistance with trust and probate administration. Our attorneys use their exceptional skills and experience to successfully resolve issues or disputes involving the management and distribution of assets.

Wichita trust administration

While trusts are often recommended as a way to avoid probate proceedings, trust administration can be complicated. Bever Dye, LC works with individuals to administer the trust in their lifetime, as well as with trustees who have assumed fiduciary duties. These duties may involve aspects such as:

  • Fiduciary accounting
  • Inventory and appraisal
  • Notice to beneficiaries
  • Administration or creation of sub-trusts
  • Decedent income taxes
  • Fiduciary income taxes
  • Estate taxes

Fiduciary duties are often significant as well as legally complex. With significant backgrounds in tax law, our knowledgeable trust and probate lawyers assist in overseeing all legal aspects of administering a trust.

Probate administration

There are many technical aspects involved in these legal proceedings and having a skilled attorney in your corner is exceptionally advantageous. Our Wichita probate attorneys assist clients in these matters, providing comprehensive legal representation throughout the entire process, including:

  • Opening the estate and probating a Will
  • Identification of decedent’s assets
  • Payment of creditors, taxes and expenses
  • Distribution of assets to beneficiaries
  • Closing the estate

Probate administration may not always be a straightforward process for family members who have just lost a loved one. When contested actions, claims or controversies arise concerning the estate, our attorneys work with you toward the most agreeable resolution.

Work with a Wichita trust administration and probate lawyer adept at handling your financial matters

Our lawyers find creative solutions to help you successfully manage taxation, estate planning and trust administration and probate matters. Call Bever Dye, LC at 316.263.8294 or contact us online to schedule an appointment and discuss your legal concerns.