Probate

Probate Administration

Don’t face the Probate process alone.  The Salazar Law Firm, can ease the stress of probate.  Wether the Estate has a will, or does not have a will, call us immediately.  We can handle the whole complex process for you from start to finish.

Have you been nominated as the Personal Representative of an Estate?

Call us today, we will guide you through the Probate process.  Remember, a Personal Representative can be held personally liable for any failing to properly carry out the duties of a Personal Representative.

You may not need an attorney to complete the Probate process Depending on the size of the Estate. Call us to find out if you can Probate the Estate without an attorney.

You do not need to be present in New Mexico to be appointed the Personal Representative.

You do not need to be present in New Mexico to be appointed the Personal Representative.

If you live outside of New Mexico, and you would like to be appointed the Personal Representative of an Estate located within New Mexico, we can guide you through the process and you do not have to be present in New Mexico.  We can complete the process from start to finish  and you may never have to be present in New Mexico.

Is the Personal Representative of the Estate failing to carry out his/her duties? 

You can contest the Personal Representative’s status and if warranted, they can be replaced as the Personal Representative.  Call us to find out if the Personal Representative’s actions rise to the  level of removal.

Is there a problem with the Will?

Call us today to find out if the Will is valid.  Wills can be contested for many reasons.  Call us today to find out if the Will is valid.

Estate Planning

Start planning your Estate.  Many times you can plan your Estate so that your loved ones can avoid the Probate process when the time comes, or at least, the Probate process is much simpler.

Depending on your situation, the Salazar Law Firm can create an Estate plan right for your needs.  Avoid will contests, or disputes in the future.  Start planning now, call us to begin the Estate planning process.

Let the Salazar Law Firm assist you with your Will or Trust.  However, in many cases, a Will or Trust is not enough, we can help you stategize, implementing Advaned Directives, Power of Attorney, Transfer on Death Accounts, Life Insurance, or HIPPA Releases, etc.

Will Contests, Trust Contests, Estate Litigation, Conesting the Personal Representative

Disputes can create create unwanted and unneeded emotional stress.

Is the Personal Representative refusing to stay in contact with heirs?

 Is the Will or Trust invalid?

 Are the wishes of your loved one not being carried out?