hen a loved one passes on, the decedent’s property and assets must be distributed in accordance with their final wishes. The will must first be validated through the probate process. Outstanding debts are released, taxes are paid, and the estate is divided among heirs and beneficiaries named in the decedent’s estate. Probate and estate administration can be time-consuming and overwhelming, particularly during such an emotional time. By hiring an experienced Alabama probate lawyer, you can be assured that your loved one’s wishes will be carried out exactly as planned. Having a skilled Birmingham, Alabama, estate administration attorney by your side may also help reduce or eliminate the risk of an heir dispute. If a will is contested, we will zealously protect the interests of the decedent through litigation, mediation or arbitration.