If there is no Will, probate is handled through an heirship proceeding where the next of kin are determined. In heirship, there is either administration or an order of no administration. Judith P. Kenney & Associates, P.C., represents heirs in heirship proceedings.
• Contested Heirship Proceedings. The firm represents parties in contested heirship proceedings, such as where there are disputes over the identity of heirs or a common law spouse or non marital children, or a marriage or where several applicants are competing to be appointed administrator.
• Heirs. The firm represents beneficiaries of estates to make certain that the beneficiary receives the property to which he or she is entitled.
• Ad Litem Representation. The firm represents the unknown heirs or heirs whose whereabouts are unknown as attorneys ad litem.