Coping with the passing of a loved one is painful enough without the added stress of dealing with the financial affairs of the deceased.

The lawyers at Brookshire Law Office can assist in making the probate process easier for you. You can sleep peacefully knowing your lawyer is looking out for you.

Shawn Scott, your lawyer -  Text or Call <a href="tel:1-902-835-2726">(902) 835-2726</a>
Shawn Scott, your lawyer – Text or Call (902) 835-2726

Shawn Scott is the founder and senior legal counsel for Brookshire Law Office.
Book your consultation with Shawn today.

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    5 star review  I had the opportunity to discuss a legal question with Mr. Scott. He was very professional during our conversation and his response was very helpful. I would recommend Mr. Scott.

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  • 5 star review  I was proud to be represented by Brookshire Law Office where integrity and dedication is held in high regard. Not easily distracted from “noise”, professionalism is top level and always in play while still leaving room for compassion. A firm that recognizes the importance of communication and not only welcomes it, but is effective at it. I will be returning for any legal needs in the future with complete confidence and would recommend the firm without pause. A special thank you to both Shawn and Jeffrey.

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    5 star review  Mr. Shawn Scott of Brookshire Law helped me immensely with an issue i had. He fixed it with one phone call to other party. Highly recommend.

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    5 star review  Shawn's office helped keep a sometimes challenging real estate deal moving forward. The advice and steady follow through were key in getting us over the finish line. I would highly recommend Shawn and his staff, and hope to use him again.

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    5 star review  We have always dealt with Shaun Scott and to this day will deal with no one else. This law firm has always gone above and beyond with any matter we have brought to them, they are always friendly, open and welcoming even when I don't have an appointment.

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Going Through Probate

Our probate team offers a friendly and approachable service, which we tailor to each client’s specific needs.

Probate matters can range in complexity. Our probate team is here to assist you during this difficult time.

Our services include preparing the documents needed to open up probate, and providing assistance to the administrator or executor in performing their probate-related duties.

So get in touch for legal advice and to find out how we can help you.

What Is Probate?

If someone has died their family need to obtain a legal document called a grant of probate. Which provides the legal right to deal with any property, money, or possessions of the deceased. This is known as probate.

What Is An Executor or Administrator?

An executor or administrator is an individual the cares for the estate of the deceased.

Do I Need A Lawyer For Probate?

You don’t have to use a probate lawyer when applying for and dealing with the Probate process, but lots of people do. There’s a lot of time and paperwork involved, along with complicated legal and tax matters; which may also include Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax. If any mistakes are made, an Executor or Administrator can be held personally and financially liable.


Brookshire Law Office: 902-835-2726