When a loved one passes away, family or friends may be called upon to settle that person’s estate.  In some instances, a probate proceeding may be necessary.  Probate is a legal, court-supervised process to settle one’s estate after death, including paying creditors, making tax filings, and distribution of assets.  Jones Law Office has experience with probate matters, including determining if probate is necessary and in navigating the probate process.  If you have experienced the loss of a loved one and need assistance in settling his or her estate, please contact us to arrange your consultation.