Experienced Virginia trust and estates attorney helps guide you through the process
Probate follows what is typically a painful emotional loss. Patience Ann Alexander is a knowledgeable, meticulous attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience. She knows how to ease the stress of probate by guiding executors and beneficiaries through the complex process.

The process of probate
Most executors have rarely if ever probated a will and know little about the process. Attorney Alexander can guide you through all aspects of probate, including:

  • Filing the will with the Virginia probate clerk
  • Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
  • Finding and collecting assets
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the decendent to the estate
  • Paying estate taxes
  • Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring experts, when appropriate

Valuing and managing the estate
Attorney Alexander assists executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. She has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, she calls upon accountants, financial advisers, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. She can also access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.

Contact Patience Ann Alexander, P.C. today
Attorney Alexander serves clients in Alexandria, Northern Virginia and Greater Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Call her at 703-549-5203 or contact her online.