Probate is a legal process in place to settle an estate in the event of a death. If you apply to be named as the executor or administrator of an estate, you are responsible for the payment of the estate’s debts and taxes, as well as the proper distribution of net assets.
The Akron probate lawyers at Sheppard Law Offices are here to break it down step by step to help you understand the probate process. Contact us to schedule your free consultation with one of our leading probate attorneys.
The probate process tends to be intimidating to those who have never dealt with it before. Thankfully, the Akron probate lawyers at Sheppard Law Offices are here to break it down and assist you every step of the way.
One of the expenses of probate administration is addressing the preparation and filing of the decedent’s last income tax return and making sure that real property taxes are paid. Our Akron probate lawyers will help file or appeal any income tax that the IRS, state of Ohio or county tax division claims the estate owes. Legitimate tax debts would be paid by the executor or administrator with the estate’s assets.