The Illinois probate process is a court-supervised legal procedure that is sometimes required after an individual dies. The purpose of the process is to make it clear who inherits the deceased person’s property and to make sure valid debts and taxes are paid.
Woods & Bates has extensive experience with this complex area of law. The firm has represented hundreds of personal representatives of decedent’s estates and helped guide them through the process effectively and efficiently.
In addition to providing guidance through the probate process, the firm is well versed in available alternatives if the probate process is not necessary. The firm’s experience and knowledge in this area can be invaluable to families and friends after the death of a loved one.