When a person passes away, the court appoints someone to hold legal title to the assets of the decedent and administer the decedent’s estate.  This person has many responsibilities, including gathering all of the assets of the estate, filing tax returns for the estate, and distributing the assets of the estate to the designated beneficiaries.  Although administering an estate can be complex and time consuming,  the attorneys at BTJD can help you understand and meet those duties.  We also help our clients simplify the process on the front end by creating clearly worded revocable or irrevocable trusts that dictate the terms of the administration and controls the distribution of assets.  Whatever your needs, the experienced attorneys at BTJD can assist you both prepare for estate administration and assist current administrators as they administer an estate.