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Our Lawyers Answer Frequently Asked Questions About Estate And Probate Administration

At Murphy, Butterfield & Holland, P.C., our attorneys understand how the loss of a loved one can be emotional and stressful. Here are answers to questions our clients frequently ask us.

Do I need the lawyer who wrote the will to handle the estate?

No, the executor is free to choose the lawyer and law firm they prefer.

How long does the probate process take?

We conclude a typical estate sometime between four months and a year. A few take longer.

Can I get money from the estate before it is concluded?

Under the right circumstances, we can arrange to make some distributions to heirs before the estate is concluded.

Contact Murphy, Butterfield & Holland, P.C. For Legal Advice

Our attorneys are here to provide concise answers to help you understand the complex estate and probate process in Pennsylvania. For answers to your specific questions and legal counsel or representation, feel free to call our office in Willamsport at 570-326-6505 or send us an email.