A Trusted Name In New England Estate And Trust Administration
The loss of a loved one can be an emotionally difficult time for you and your family members. As you attempt to navigate the waters of trust and estate administration, the complex and indifferent nature of the process can be overwhelming, even for those who have experienced administrative proceedings before.
Coogan Smith, LLP, in Attleboro, has supported and guided countless New England families through the process, and we are ready and able to assist you, as well.
An Experienced Guide Every Step Of The Way
At Coogan Smith, LLP, we have the vast knowledge and extensive experience to provide comprehensive support for you and your family from the beginning of the probate proceedings until the last of the funds have been distributed.
In decades of service in Massachusetts, we have assisted families and executors with the full spectrum of probate and trust administration duties, including:
- Gathering and inventorying the decedent’s property
- Fulfilling the estate’s debts and taxes
- Resolving disputes related to the will or the terms of the trust
- Facilitating the distribution of assets to the beneficiaries
We understand that even an experienced executor or trustee may have questions about the process or need guidance through particular matters. Our commitment to personal service means a commitment to addressing even the smallest legal need through complex legal proceedings.
Our attorneys are experienced in Massachusetts trust administration. For trustees, we can help file all necessary paperwork, such as mandatory notices and change of ownership forms, and provide sound legal advice concerning tax and other liability concerns.
For estates without a will or trust, we work with state-appointed personal representatives to streamline probate and ensure a smooth transfer of property to the correct parties.