Probate is a court proceeding which involves the collection and distribution of a decedent’s property, and paying any of the decedent’s liabilities. It also provides the opportunity to prove or contest the validity of a decedent’s last will and testament. Scurlock Law Firm represents personal representatives appointed by the court to manage an estate, and also represents creditors filing claims against estates.
We can assist from the preparation of deeds to negotiations in preparing an offer and acceptance. We can also assist you in tax free exchanges of property under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. Scurlock Law Firm also represents clients in court in establishing the ownership of property in quiet title and easement actions.
Mr. Scurlock is uniquely qualified to assist in all phases of business and commercial law. He assists clients in selecting the best entity to operate their business whether it is a corporation, limited liability company, or other entity. He also assists in mergers and acquisitions. He can also help when and if you decide to sell your business.
We assist clients in the preparation of all kinds of contracts including real estate contracts, employment contracts, new contracts, buying or selling a business. Scurlock Law Firm also represents clients in court enforcing contracts when parties are unable to resolve their differences.
A guardianship is a court proceeding where a person seeks to be appointed by the court as the person having the care of the person and/or access of a ward. A guardianship may be for a minor or a person who is mentally incapacitated and unable to handle his or her affairs.
Scurlock Law Firm assists clients in establishing non-profit organizations. We also assist in helping clients apply for tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Obtaining tax exempt status can help a non-profit organization increase their donations.
Estate planning is the transfer of wealth. We help clients create the way they want to leave their property to their beneficiaries. He helps clients choose the way they want to give their property at their death. He prepares wills and trusts and discuss ways to help clients avoid probate. He also prepares durable powers of attorney to help clients avoid guardianship proceedings during their life.
Scurlock Law Firm assists clients who need tax planning and who have tax problems. Tax planning questions often arise in the creation and/or sale of a business, or helping individuals plan for potential gift and estate taxes. Mr. Scurlock also helps clients with tax problems and represent them before the Internal Revenue Service and/or the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.
Scurlock Law Firm handles a wide range of business litigation issues. Mr. Scurlock has assisted clients in foreclosure, replevin, collection, and breach of contract actions.
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