Letters of Office

Yorkville Probate Attorney

Sean Robertson and Robertson Legal Group, LLC are Yorkville Probate attorneys that help executors obtain letters of office in Kendall County.  Our attorneys and support staff help clients obtain letters of office in probate cases.

What are Letters of Office?

 Letters of Office are a document from Illinois courts which appoint a person as executor of a probate estate.  Simply put, your creditors and financial institutions view letters of office as documents which they can rely upon.  Letters of office essentially are official court documents, which name who is authorized to make financial and other decisions for a probate estate.

What is a Probate estate?

A Probate estate is the estate that gets created when a person deceases.  When a person deceases without the proper paperwork such as a Living Trust or other non-probate assets, then the person’s family must go through a probate court process to administer the last will and testament or intestate succession probate estate.

Probate is the court in Yorkville and Kendall County, which hears claims by family members and creditors which determine who are the rightful heirs and legatees of a deceased person’s estate or assets.  Sean Robertson is an estate planning and probate attorney with offices in Yorkville and Kendall County.  Sean Robertson concentrates in assisting people either avoid probate court or helps them navigate the probate court process in Kendall County.

What is Intestate Succession?

Intestate succession is a process which happens when a person dies without a will or a contract that appoints a beneficiary.  Often, a person dies without a will and they have a bank account or real estate where they failed to appoint a beneficiary upon their death.  When a person has to undergo the probate process, Sean Robertson and Robertson Legal Group, LLC can assist you.

Sean Robertson is a 15 year experienced probate and estate planning attorney in Yorkville and Kendall County.  Sean Robertson may be reached at 630-882-9117.