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Surprise, AZ Probate Lawyers: Legal Assistance for Your Probate Needs

Navigating the probate process in Surprise, Arizona? Our trusted team of local probate attorneys at HagEstad Law Group is here to guide you every step of the way.


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HagEstad Law Group has helped with the process of the will for our daughter and other family members. Elaborated on every inch of detail and very professional. Thank you, David!

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HagEstad Law Group: Trusted Surprise Probate Attorneys

Our passion has always been to serve the local Surprise, Arizona community and its surrounding cities, like Sun City, Sun City West, Glendale, El Mirage, Goodyear, Avondale, and Buckeye. We believe that you don’t need to hire a big law firm based out of Phoenix to receive the best legal services around.

At HagEstad Law Group, we understand that Probating an Estate can be a difficult process for the family. With this in mind, our goal at HagEstad Law Group has always been to provide the most competent Probate services to this local community. Whether it be an informal or formal Probate, HagEstad Law Group has the knowledge and skills to guide you. Our step-by-step process is meant to take the stress and burden off of the shoulders of the family and the administrator of the Estate. You need to be able to focus on your family and loved ones during this difficult time. Let us handle the paperwork.

Meet With a Local Surprise Probate Attorney Today

You shop locally for everything else, you should not need to drive an hour to Phoenix just to go speak with your attorney. You should not have to compromise on the quality of that legal service, either. This is exactly why HagEstad Law Group was established: to meet that local community need. We believe that customer service is just as important as the legal services we provide. It’s about you, not us. That’s why so many are choosing HagEstad Law Group for their local legal needs, including Probate, Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Business Law, Real Estate, and Civil Litigation.

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Our Probate Legal Process

Our probate legal process is designed to simplify and streamline the complexities of probate. Here's a step-by-step overview of how we handle probate cases:

Our Estate & Probate Law Legal Process

Initial Consultation

We'll discuss your unique situation, answer your questions, and outline the probate process.

Gathering Documentation

We'll assist you in collecting the necessary paperwork and documents.

Filing the Application

We'll prepare and file the application for probate on your behalf.

Asset Evaluation

We'll assess and evaluate the estate's assets, including property and finances.

Notice to Creditors

We'll handle the necessary notifications and publication requirements.

Distribution of Assets

We'll guide you through the process of distributing the estate's assets to beneficiaries.

Final Accounting and Closing

We'll ensure all legal requirements are met, including final accounting and closing the probate case.

Why Put Your Trust In Us?

Why Choose HagEstad Law Group Surprise Probate Lawyers?

Choosing HagEstad Law Group for your probate needs in Surprise, AZ comes with numerous benefits:


Local Expertise

We have a deep understanding of local probate laws and processes specific to Surprise, Arizona.


Personalized Attention

Our team provides individualized attention and tailored solutions to meet your unique needs.


Extensive Practice Areas

In addition to probate, we offer a wide range of legal services, including estate planning, wills and trusts, business law, real estate, and civil litigation.

G. Patrick HagEstad

G. Patrick HagEstad

G. Patrick HagEstad

  • Licensed in Arizona and Montana
  • AV Preeminent Rated in Litigation, Insurance, and Professional liability by Martindale-Hubbell
David J. HagEstad

David J. HagEstad

David J. HagEstad

  • Licensed in Arizona, Montana, and Texas.
  • President of Surprise Professional Center Office Condo Association
David J. HagEstad

Brien B. Birge

Brien B. Birge

  • Licensed in Arizona and Montana
  • Specialized in Estate Planning & Insurance Litigation

Meet Our Surprise, AZ Professional Probate Attorneys

Our team of professional probate attorneys in Surprise, Arizona is dedicated to providing outstanding legal representation.

With our talent and experience, we offer reliable guidance and support to ensure your probate needs are handled efficiently and effectively. Get to know our team below.

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How long does the probate process typically take in Surprise, AZ?

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The duration of probate can vary depending on the complexity of the estate and any challenges that may arise. On average, probate in Surprise, AZ can take several months to a year to complete.

Do all estates go through probate?

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Not all estates require probate. If the decedent's assets were held in a living trust or designated beneficiaries were named for accounts, such as life insurance policies or retirement plans, those assets can pass directly to the beneficiaries outside of probate.

Can I contest a will during the probate process in Surprise, AZ?

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Yes, it is possible to contest a will during probate if there are valid legal grounds to do so. Contesting a will typically involves proving that the will is invalid due to issues like undue influence, lack of capacity, or improper execution.

How much does probate cost in Surprise, AZ?

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The cost of probate can vary depending on factors such as the size of the estate, the complexity of the assets, and any disputes or litigation that may arise. It is advisable to consult with a probate attorney to get an estimate of the potential costs involved.