ESTATE SETTLEMENT & PROBATE

Get the help you need with your loved one’s estate.

Our Estate Settlement and Probate team help people through the legal process when someone dies.

Estate Settlement and Probate are more than reading a Will and distributing inheritance to beneficiaries.

The settlement and administration of an estate is not a quick process and every estate is different.

Our team will help you navigate the process—be it with the court, with questions about an existing administration, or if you simply need to talk to someone about your questions and where to begin.

Here’s What We Can Do For You

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Probate

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Trust Administration

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Advocacy in an Existing Estate

On behalf of my deceased sister, I wanted to express my heartfelt thanks for all your work to close up her estate through probate. Although it is still sad, I appreciate the weight you have taken off my shoulders! I will not hesitate to recommend your services to others.

Lesleigh J.

They are quick, efficient and get the job done in a quick, professional manner with a lot of communication along the way. Their office location and staff are polite and understanding.

Rachel GYelp Review

Thomas Hackett and his very capable staff provided us with excellent service in preparing our estate planning documents. We have confidence in the wise advice we received and will continue to us NW Legacy Law Center for all our legal needs.

Frank & Gail WolzGoogle Review

Thomas did a great job asking questions and providing information on things we hadn't really considered prior to our initial consultation. The estate planning took into account everything we need all in one package.

Scott EastmanGoogle Review

The Process of Probate

1. Consultation

To meet you and address your questions and concerns

2. Appointment

Obtain the appointment of the personal representative in a court process

3. Inventory

Prepare a list of the assets of the estate

4. Creditors

Identify and pay the creditors and debts using the assets of the estate

5. Taxes

Prepare and file tax returns and pay the tax authorities

6. Distributions

Distribute the remaining assets to the heirs or beneficiaries

7. Wrap Up

Close the estate with the court, review any planning needs, and address any final concerns

An Estate Settlement Team to Help with the Heavy Lifting.

At NW Legacy Law, we know finding the right legal team can be daunting.

  • We promise to be straight-forward and transparent with you
  • We will never try to sell you something you don’t need
  • There will be no hidden expenses or surprise billed-hours
  • We will be here to answer all of your questions
NW Legacy Law staff member - Thomas

Thomas Hackett

Attorney At Law

NW Legacy Law staff member - Jakob

Jakob Seegmuller

Attorney At Law

NW Legacy Law staff member - Jess

Jessica Bardos

Probate & Trust Paralegal

NW Legacy Law staff member - Elle

Ellie Magnuson

Probate & Trust Administrator

HERE IN VANCOUVER, WA

Let’s schedule a consultation.

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1003 Officers Row
Vancouver WA
98661

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info@nwlegacylaw.com
360-975-7770

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