In its simplest form, probate is the legal process in which ownership of a deceased person’s assets is legally distributed and transferred to his or her beneficiaries.  During the probate process, any other outstanding estate issues are handled including estate debts and taxes.

At Golden & Jernigan P.C., our probate lawyers have over 20 years of experience in all matter of probate cases.  We understand the probate process and will guide you through it as smoothly as possible.

Without proper representation, probate can be a difficult and stressful process, wrought with potential pitfalls.  Let the probate attorneys of Golden & Jernigan P.C. help you navigate it.

Probate Court Services:

  • Probate Administration
  • Probate & Will Disputes
  • Filing of Wills
  • Paying of Estate Taxes and Debts
  • Locating of Beneficiaries

Can Probate Be Avoided?

Yes, a living trust can be used to avoid probate. To learn more about living trusts, please visit our estate planning section.


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