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Experienced Puerto Rico probate and inheritance attorneys help guide you through the process

Probate follows what is typically a painful emotional loss. The knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys at Luis E. Minana & Associates Abogados-Notarios have extensive experience in probate law and inheritance, and can guide executors and beneficiaries through the complex process. If you have family in Puerto Rico and you need to resolve an estate, please contact Luis E. Minana & Associates Abogados-Notarios.

The process of probate
Most executors have rarely if ever probated a will and know little about it. Luis E. Minana & Associates Abogados-Notarios can guide you through the complex probate process, including:

  • Filing the will with the Puerto Rico probate court
  • Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously
    probating the estate
  • Finding and collecting assets
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying estate taxes
  • Valuing, managing, preserving and
    liquidating the estate
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring experts, when appropriate

Valuing and managing the inheritance
Luis E. Minana & Associates Abogados-Notarios assists executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the inheritance. Their attorneys have a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisers, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. They can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Probate disputes
Even in apparently straightforward estate cases, there are sometimes disputes between beneficiaries. The firm uses its professional courtroom presence to calm the often emotionally-charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interests of their client to preserve cordial familial relationships, the firm’s attorneys are adept at mediating these disputes. When necessary, they assertively defend their client’s beneficiary rights within the Puerto Rico probate court.

Contact the thorough probate and inheritance lawyers at Luis E. Minana & Associates Abogados-Notarios
Luis E. Minana & Associates Abogados-Notarios serves clients in San Juan and throughout Puerto Rico. Call them at 787-758-1999 or contact the firm online.