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Oswego Probate Attorneys

Courthouse in Yorkville and Kendall County

Experienced Oswego Probate Attorneys

Appointment of Executor or Independent Administrator

The Attorneys at Robertson Legal Group, LLC are experienced Oswego Probate Attorneys.  We assist clients with probating Wills and Intestate Succession Matters (when a person does not have a Will) in Oswego and the Kendall County area.  The first step in the probate process in Kendall County is appointment of an executor or independent administrator.  Generally, a deceased person that left a Will has stated who they prefer to be their executor.  A person that deceases without a Will does not have this benefit.  A person must come forward to seek the appointment of the executor position.  The executor or otherwise known as the “independent administrator” is a person that assumes the responsibility of administering the court-ordered probate process.  

 

The second step in the probate process is filing a Petition for Letters of Administration.  A Petition for Letters of Administration is required when there is no will.  When there is a Will, a Petition for Probate of Will and for Letters Testamentary is the document that must be filed when there is a will.  Generally, there is a 30 day requirement after a person’s death to file the Will at the local Kendall County Courthouse.

Affidavit of Heirship

An Affidavit of Heirship is a sworn legal document, which describes a person’s family relationships.  The Affidavit of Heirship is utilitzed by the Kendall County Probate Court to determine the appropriate heirs of a decedent or a deceased person.  Generally, the Affidavit of Heirship describes the family history and relationships of a decedent.  The Kendall County Probate Court must make legal determinations to determine who the heirs of the deceased person are.  Heirship determines who are the rightful owners of an estate and the persons who have the right to contest a will.  

Oath of Representative

The Oath of Representative is the sworn statement by the proposed executor or independent administrator to administer the probate state  to the best of their ability according to law.  The appointment of the executor requires this document.  The Probate Court will not appoint an executor or independent administrator without this document.  
 
Bond Surety or Waiver of Bond                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
A Bond Surety is required in Illinois Probate matters unless waived by the Last Will and Testament.  A surety bond or otherwise known as “Bond Surety” is a type of insurance to protect the beneficiaries from the malfeasance of the legal representative or otherwise known as the “executor” or “independent administrator”.  Surety bond are required to protect beneficiaries and heirs.  A surety bond is a type of insurance, which protects beneficiaries from malfeasance of the legal representative.  Most Last Wills and Testatements and Living Trust waive the requirement of surety.  Sean Robertson and Robertson Legal Group, LLC have relationships with reputable surety companies.
 
EXPERIENCED OSWEGO PROBATE ATTORNEYS
 
Our law firm are experienced Oswego Probate Attorneys.  We concentrate in Kendall County Probate Proceedings.  We also assist clients with probate proceedings in surrounding counties.  Sean Robertson is a reputable and quality estate planning and probate attorney.  Sean Robertson has over 15 years of experience and Sean Robertson is passion about estate planning and probate law.  Hiring an Oswego and Kendall County Probate Attorney is a wise investment.  We offer FREE initial consultation at our Yorkville Office at 630-882-9117.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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