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  • Memphis Office

    Address

    1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
    Suite 450
    Memphis, Tennessee 38120

    Phone

    901-755-0199

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    After researching many lawyers and having several close friends recommend him to me, I decided to get Mike Parham to help me with wills and probate issues after my husband died. I soon discovered why he has such a stellar reputation. Mike...
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    Very helpful and informative. Answered all of my questions and concerns. The advice was very helpful.

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    I enjoyed my experience using Parham Estate Law. I used this firm based on a recommendation and I was thoroughly pleased with their knowledge of the law to help make my estate planning easier.

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Experienced Tennessee Attorney Handles Probate and Estate Administration for Clients

Reliable lawyer assists executors and administrators in the Memphis area

To maximize the value of an estate in probate or another administration process, representatives may find it helpful to contact a reputable estate planning attorney. At Parham Estate Law, I advise clients serving as executors or administrators on how to comply with all aspects of estate administration accurately and completely. If you've been appointed to serve in either position, you can benefit from sound legal guidance so you are not held personally liable for losses in the value of estate assets due to errors or misconduct. I guide individuals in the Memphis area and throughout Tennessee through probate and estate administration with confidence and efficiency.

Thorough advocate advises clients during every step of probate

Probate can refer to the court process of validating a will so an executor can implement the decedent’s wishes or to the oversight the court provides for an estate administrator who settles an intestate estate — one in which the decedent left no will.

Most executors are not familiar with the relevant laws, and some are even surprised to learn the decedent’s will named them as the responsible party. To complete the process of settling an estate, I may help executors with the following tasks:

  • Getting court approval as executor/estate administrator and posting bond
  • Filing the will with the appropriate probate court
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Finding and assembling assets
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Hiring valuation, genealogy or other experts, when appropriate
  • Paying creditors and claimants
  • Collecting amounts owed to the estate
  • Paying current and delinquent taxes as well as estate taxes
  • Distributing property to beneficiaries

Estate representatives can easily make mistakes due to inexperience, stress and hasty decisions. At Parham Estate Law, I provide clients with reliable, detailed guidance.

Even in seemingly straightforward probate and estate administration matters, disputes among beneficiaries or between beneficiaries and the executor can arise. When these conflicts surface, you can rely on my counsel and professionalism in negotiations or in court.

Knowledgeable attorney helps clients become executors and administrators

Distributing a decedent's property cannot take place without an executor or administrator managing and overseeing the process. When a person does not leave behind a will or establish another means of wealth transfer, the most willing and capable relative usually seeks court approval to act as the personal representative of the estate. I can help qualified individuals obtain the status of estate executor or administrator. At Parham Estate Law, my goal is for you to settle your loved one’s estate as efficiently, quickly and easily as possible.

Contact a reliable Tennessee probate and estate administration lawyer

Probate and estate administration issues can feel overwhelming for people unfamiliar with estate law. Parham Estate Law helps people throughout Tennessee to ease the burden. To schedule a consultation, call my Memphis office at 901-602-3361 or contact me online.