Will Probate Lawyers in Bucks County, PA
Does a Bucks County Executor Need to Hire a Probate Lawyer?
A Pennsylvania executor is considered a fiduciary under Pennsylvania law. A fiduciary is held to the highest standards of loyalty and care under the law. As such, the executor must:
- Comply with Bucks County probate law
- Make appropriate decisions with regard to estate assets (i.e., decisions for investments, payment of taxes, sale of home, etc.)
- Decide how to satisfy estate debts
- Handle claims against the estate
If a Bucks County executor fails to comply with any of these obligations, even by mistake, the executor can be held personally liable. Therefore, an estate executor should be extremely diligent and prudent in carrying out his or her duties. Our experienced Bucks County, PA Will probate attorney can provide tremendous help in this regard.
Estate Administration Attorney | Bucks County, PA
The role of estate executor or administrator can be extremely stressful, especially in the wake of the loss of a loved one. If you need guidance regarding Will probate or other estate matters in Bucks County, PA, the experienced estate administration attorney at The Martin Law Firm, Jason B. Martin, can help.