Wills & Probate Attorney in Garden City, Kansas
We get it — you're here because you're thinking about the future, and it might feel a bit overwhelming. At Dean K Ryan, Attorney at Law, we're here to help make sense of wills and probate, and guide you every step of the way. Reach out to our office in Garden City, Kansas, to get the support you need.
We believe that everyone should have peace of mind when it comes to their estate planning, and we're ready to help make that happen for you.
So, what's a will? Simply put, it's a legal document that spells out your wishes regarding the distribution of your assets when you pass away. It's incredibly important because it ensures your property and possessions go to the people you care about most.
A well-drawn will can do a lot for you. It can name guardians for your children, specify how your debts and taxes should be paid, and even provide for a favorite charity. But most importantly, it gives you peace of mind knowing that your wishes will be respected.
Now let's talk about probate. It's a legal process that takes place after someone dies. It includes proving in court that a deceased person's will is valid, identifying their property, paying debts and taxes, and distributing the remaining property as the will directs.
Probate Process in Kansas
In Kansas, the probate process starts when the executor, who's named in the will, or an administrator appointed by the court, presents the will for probate in the county where the decedent lived. The process involves taking an inventory of the estate, notifying creditors, paying debts, and distributing the remaining assets. It can be complex and time-consuming, but that's where we come in.
How Our Attorney Can Help
At Dean K Ryan, Attorney at Law, we're not just here to offer legal advice - we're here to make things easier for you. We'll guide you through the entire will drafting and probate process, ensuring everything is done correctly and efficiently. We're here to listen, to advise, and most importantly, to help you reach your goals. Reach out to see if you qualify for a free consultation, and let's start seeking a brighter tomorrow, starting today.