Probate is the court procedure required to prove that a will is valid and with court direction, administer the estate of a person who has passed away in a way that is consistent with their wishes. The reason attorneys often counsel their clients to avoid probate is the time and expense associated with the process; however the attorneys at The Law Office of Kyle A. Patrick, understand how much the resolution of these issues matter for you and your family, and we have the extensive knowledge about the California probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. Our office handles both simple and complex probate and trust administrations. When disputes occur between beneficiaries, administrators and trustees, the attorneys will successfully represents your interests. They have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or trusts, or to defend administrators and trustees against dissatisfied beneficiaries. As a skilled mediator and litigator, they can negotiate between fiduciaries and beneficiaries to preserve relationships or diligently pursue your rights in court when necessary.