Probate: mix in the upsetting event of suffering the loss of a loved one with having to handle the multitude of details of settling their final affairs. The last thing anyone wants to do is fight with family members, creditors, the IRS, business partners, or even the probate judge. For a novice, navigating the wilderness of a probate estate from beginning to end can be a daunting task, fraught with traps for the unwary. As seasoned professionals, we can be there to help see to it that the estate passes smoothly into the right hands, no matter the size of the estate. Also, we keep our eyes on the ball when it comes to tax avoidance and tax minimization in the process so that the maximum amount of wealth is passed to the heirs as possible under the law.