Probate Attorney Benjamin Hancock in Albuquerque, New Mexico brings 25 years of experience to his clients that are out-of-state executors. If your loved one died in New Mexico, or died leaving property in New Mexico, Benjamin is your best resource to help you successfully resolve complex interstate probate issues.
New Mexico Ancillary Probate
It is not uncommon for someone to pass away and leave property behind in various jurisdictions. If a loved one passed away in one state, but owned land or other assets in New Mexico, you will likely need probate legal assistance with those assets in New Mexico. This is called ancillary probate. Ancillary probate usually involves real estate, but may involve other assets. Probate Attorney Benjamin Hancock provides out-of-state representation for all ancillary probate needs to clients throughout the United States.
Established 25 years ago, the Law Office of Benjamin Hancock, P.C. provides experienced representation in:
Our Albuquerque lawyer works closely with each of his clients to handle the distribution of assets in New Mexico as quickly as possible, so that you can move forward with peace of mind that your loved one's wishes were respected.
Ancillary Probate Involving Real Estate
The most common scenario requiring ancillary probate typically involves an executor who was appointed in another state, but must deal with real estate the deceased owned that is located in New Mexico. In such circumstances, the state's law offers a streamlined procedure whereby the out-of-state executor's authority can be recognized here in New Mexico, so that the property can be expeditiously transferred to the designated recipients.
The Law Office of Benjamin Hancock, P.C. is committed to ensuring the decedent's wishes are carried out. Whether you are an executor or beneficiary, Benjamin brings more than two decades of experience to the table as he works to protect your interests in any probate matter.
Contact Attorney Hancock at 505-508-4343 to schedule a consultation.