What To Anticipate From A Probate Attorney

What To Anticipate From A Probate Attorney

If you are left in charge of administering a loved one’s estate and admitting a last will and testament to probate, you might be unsure of what to anticipate from a probate lawyer and the probate procedure itself. We have experience with both the preparation and administration of estates as an estate planning and probate law business. This means that while most people only go through the probate procedure one to three times in their lifetime, we deal with it frequently. You don’t do it very frequently, therefore we’re here to share our knowledge with you on anything from selecting a probate attorney to the typical probate cost.

Probate is the procedure by which the probate court authorizes the estate representative to speak for and act on behalf of the estate. This lengthy procedure includes:

  1. In order to make sure the Last Will and Testament satisfies the state’s standards for a lawfully executed Will, submit it for review.
  2. Notifying the heirs and creditors of the decedent’s death and the submission of the Will,
  3. Transferring ownership of the deceased person’s possessions to the estate,
  4. Paying all taxes and bills,
  5. Distributing the assets to the beneficiaries and heirs of the estate.


A general practice attorney is not a probate attorney. A probate lawyer has knowledge with the probate procedure and specializes in estate administration. They are knowledgeable in probate and will be able to guide you through each process. An executor’s lawyer will:


If you choose to hire a probate lawyer with a more full-service representation model, they can assist you in identifying estate assets, gathering those assets, filing final income and estate tax returns, paying bills, and making final distributions to heirs.

Disclaimer: This is not legal advice and is simply an answer to a question and that if legal advice is sought to contact a licensed attorney in the appropriate jurisdiction.

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St. George, Utah

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St. George, Utah
City of St. George
Overlook of downtown St. George and adjacent Pine Valley Mountains

Overlook of downtown St. George and adjacent Pine Valley Mountains

Flag of St. George, Utah

Official logo of St. George, Utah


Utah’s Dixie, (the) STG
Location within Washington County

Location within Washington County

St. George is located in Utah

St. George
St. George
Location within Utah

Coordinates: 37°06′15″N 113°35′03″WCoordinates37°06′15″N 113°35′03″W[1]
Country United States
State Utah
County Washington
Settled 1861
Incorporated 1862
Named for George A. Smith

 • Mayor Michelle Randall
 • City Manager Adam Lenhard

 • City 78.47 sq mi (203.22 km2)
 • Land 78.46 sq mi (203.22 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)  0.72%

2,700 ft (800 m)

 • City 95,342
 • Rank 1st in Washington County
7th in Utah
 • Density 1,215.17/sq mi (469.16/km2)
 • Metro

180,279 (US: 239th)
 • Metro density 1,310/sq mi (510/km2)
Demonym St. Georgian
Time zone UTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (Mountain)
ZIP Code
84770–84771, 84790–84791
Area code 435
FIPS ID 49-65330
GNIS feature ID 1455098[1]
Website sgcity.org

St. George is a city in and the county seat of Washington County, Utah, United States. Located in southwestern Utah on the Arizona border, it is the principal city of the St. George Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The city lies in the northeasternmost part of the Mojave Desert, adjacent to the Pine Valley Mountains and near the convergence of three distinct geologic areas and ecoregions: the Mojave DesertColorado Plateau, and the Great Basin.[4] The city is 118 miles (190 km) northeast of Las VegasNevada and 300 miles (480 km) south-southwest of Salt Lake CityUtah on Interstate 15.

As of the 2020 U.S Census, the city had a population of 95,342, with the overall MSA having an estimated population of 180,279.[5][6] St. George is the seventh-largest city in Utah and most populous city in the state outside of the Wasatch Front.

The city was settled in 1861 as a cotton mission, earning it the nickname “Dixie“. While the crop never became a successful commodity, the area steadily grew in population. Between 2000 and 2005, St. George emerged as the fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States.[7] Today, the St. George region is well known for its year-round outdoor recreation and proximity to several state parksZion National Park and The Grand CanyonUtah Tech University is located in St. George and is an NCAA Division I institution.

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