Berkeley Probate Attorneys — 56 found

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  1. Berkeley Probate Attorney Markus Berlin Willoughby

    Markus Willoughby

    Client Review: Markus just assisted us in winning a very complex case involving harassment and retaliation in th...
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    Licensed for 20 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Berkeley Probate Attorney Amanda Lisa Sinclair

    Amanda Sinclair

    Also known as Amanda Lisa Perez
    Licensed for 18 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
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    7.7

  3. Berkeley Probate Attorney Margaret Rockwell Roisman

    Margaret Roisman

    Margaret R. Roisman is a partner at Roisman Henel, LLP. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts & Estates Counsel (ACTEC) and is certified by the California State Bar Board... more
    Licensed for 33 years
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    AVVO
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    10.0

  4. Berkeley Probate Attorney Linda Suzanne Durston

    Linda Durston

    Linda S. Durston, Ph.D., J.D., practicesestate, special needs and incapacity planning, probate and trust administration, conservatorship and guardianship law, and other aspects of... more
    Licensed for 16 years - $250-$350/hour
    Not yet reviewed
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    RATING

    8.2

  5. Berkeley Probate Attorney James Allen Barringer

    James Barringer

    I have been practicing law for over 35 years, mainly in the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. My practice emphasizes litigation, most of which concerns estate and trust disputes,... more
    Licensed for 38 years - $400-$550/hour
    AVVO
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    10.0

  6. Berkeley Probate Attorney Elaine Evelyn Ercolini

    Elaine Ercolini

    Berkeley, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 28 years
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    7.1

  7. Berkeley Probate Attorney Anne Bruner Nash

    Anne Nash

    Anne Bruner Nash is of Counsel to the firm of Roisman Henel LLP. She is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in estate planning, trust,... more
    Licensed for 28 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    10.0

  8. Berkeley Probate Attorney Kyle M Johnston

    Kyle Johnston

    I am an attorney practicing exclusively in the area of trust and estate law. I prepare estate plans from the simple will to the complete family complex trust package. I advise and... more
    Licensed for 6 years
    AVVO
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    7.7

  9. Berkeley Probate Attorney Carolyn Elizabeth Henel

    Carolyn Henel

    Carolyn E. Henel is a partner at Roisman Henel LLP. She represents individuals in estate planning, probate and trust administration, family business planning and charitable giving. In... more
    Licensed for 19 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    10.0

  10. Berkeley Probate Attorney Edward Warren Goodson

    Edward Goodson

    I'm a proud father of two teenagers, an avid skier, and a political junkie. Since 1986 I have played tuba with the California Repercussions, a semi-professional pep band made up mostly... more
    Licensed for 20 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    8.0

Probate

Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.