Skilled Guidance For Probate In South Dakota

The death of a family member brings a number of legal and financial hurdles that must be handled with care. The settling of a person's financial affairs after they pass away is known as probate.

At The Krause Law Firm in Sioux Falls, our lawyers have extensive experience guiding clients through all aspects of this court-supervised process. We are intimately familiar with probate in South Dakota and can provide you with on-point representation in matters such as the distribution of agricultural assets, business assets, family homes and much more.

We can represent you in all aspects of the probate process, including:

  • Appointment of a personal representative
  • Accounting of all estate assets and debts
  • Payment of the decedent's debts
  • Distribution of assets in accordance with a will

Our clients include heirs, beneficiaries, fiduciaries and anyone with interest in an estate. We represent clients who live in South Dakota as well as those who may live far away but have legal matters pending in the state.

Resolving Probate Disputes

Disputes are common in probate, and we always strive to resolve them as amicably and cost-effectively as possible. With many competing interests, it is not uncommon for a claim of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud or other wrongful act to surface. We understand the sensitive nature of family legal disputes and work hard to help our clients find common ground.

Your Allies For A Complex Process

Probate is a complex process, but you don't have to face it alone. Our Sioux Falls lawyers are here to guide you through all of the steps, protecting your rights and interests along the way. To arrange your initial consultation with an experienced probate attorney, please contact our law offices online or by telephone at 605-610-3496.