What Is Probate?

Probate is the legal process to administer a Decedent's assets and liabilities upon their death. The administration of a Probate is can be very time consuming and difficult, especially at a time when you are grieving the loss of a loved one. We represent Personal Representatives in Probate to open, administer, and close Probate Estates, and we do so in an efficient manner. Our experience with Probate has enabled us to provide our clients with a process which has been simplified and streamlined, while maintaining a high level of personal service.

While the duration of probate process can vary from case to case, in general, the process takes six to nine months from beginning to end. A large determining factor in the time frame of a probate is the extent of pre-planning the Decedent did with their Estate Plan. Our office with closely with the Personal Representative to complete the Probate as swiftly as possible within the Probate laws of Washington State.

Please visit Probate Process at DAL Law for more information about the Probate process.

If you are in need of assistance with Probate, contact our office today. We can answer the questions you have regarding Probate, and can assist you with this matter during what we understand may be a very difficult time.


"Darcel was so fantastic. She explained the whole process to me and made me feel very comfortable in moving forward. Any questions I had she answered by email of phone in a very timely manner. I felt so relieved. She was totally professional however I felt I had made a new friend when the process was complete. I would highly recommend her to anyone."