The Law Offices of David A. Looney Co., LPA deal with a variety of probate and estate planning matters.
Our attorneys represent clients throughout northeast Ohio, helping them to develop effective estate planning strategies that protect their interests and goals – now, in the future, and after their death.
Clients who come to the Law Offices of David A. Looney benefit from the firm’s effectiveness, expertise and experience.
"Thank you for your guidance and help this past year and especially for your patience and generosity. I'm not sure I would have made it without you. Al thought the world of you Dave and considered you a great friend. So, I know it wasn't easy for you and it was certainly the most difficult time in my life. I still miss Al every single day!"
Probate is a court-supervised process for identifying and gathering a decedent’s assets, paying claims and expenses, and distributing assets to beneficiaries. This is true whether or not the decedent died with or without a will. In ideal circumstances, the deceased has defined their wishes via comprehensive estate planning tools such as Wills and Trusts – making probate a relatively smooth and efficient process. Through careful preparation, tax implications can also been addressed so that intended beneficiaries receive the largest benefit possible from your estate. It is also possible to craft an effective estate plan wherein assets can pass to chosen beneficiaries without the need of probate court intervention. It is therefore beneficial to seek the assistance of an experienced attorney to prepare documents that will guarantee your particular wishes and goals are met, and to guide the family through the probate process if necessary.