In A Perfect World . . .
Everyone would have a Last Will & Testament,
Which was easily filed with the Surrogate's Court,
Probate would be approved and Letters quickly issued,
The Executor would smoothly manage, distribute and
close the estate with all interested parties satisfied . . .
But Here In The Real World, Problems Can Arise At Every Single Step of the process
While Not Every Estate Issue Results In Litigation, Retaining An Attorney As Soon As Possible May Secure Your Rights And Lead To A Desirable Compromise Or The Best Possible Outcome.