Knowledgeable Estates Attorney in Denver, Colorado

Guiding you through the process of probate

Probate follows what is typically a painful emotional loss. Knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorney Lawrence E. Gustafson at Baum & Gustafson, P.C. has 34 years of experience in probate law and knows how to ease the stress of probate by guiding executors and beneficiaries through the complex process. Most executors have rarely if ever probated a will and know little about the process. Baum & Gustafson, P.C. can guide you through all aspects of probate, including:

  • Filing the will with the Colorado probate court
  • Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
  • Finding and collecting assets
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying estate taxes
  • Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring experts, when appropriate

Valuing and managing the estate

Lawrence E. Gustafson assists executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. Baum & Gustafson, P.C. has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisors, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. Lawrence E. Gustafson can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Probate disputes

Even in apparently straightforward estate cases, there are sometimes disputes between beneficiaries. Lawrence Gustafson’s professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in your best interests to preserve cordial familial relationships, he is adept at mediating these disputes. When necessary, Lawrence E. Gustafson assertively defends his clients’ beneficiary rights within the Colorado probate court.

Contact a thorough estate planning lawyer at Baum & Gustafson, P.C.

Baum & Gustafson, P.C. serves clients in Denver and throughout Colorado. Call the firm at 303-500-1213 to schedule an appointment, or contact Baum & Gustafson, P.C. online.