La Jolla Probate Attorneys — 34 found

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  1. La Jolla Probate Attorney Keeley Canning Luhnow

    Keeley Luhnow

    I grew up in San Diego and I've lived here almost all my life. I love working near the beach and I love helping my clients through a rough time in their lives. There is a reason that... more
    Licensed for 13 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
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    10.0

  2. La Jolla Probate Attorney Christopher John Albence

    Christopher Albence

    Christopher Albence is the founding member and managing partner of the firm of Albence Associates, APC, established in 1994. Mr. Albence's practice concentrates on wills, trusts,... more
    Licensed for 22 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
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    7.2

  3. La Jolla Probate Attorney Christopher Newton

    Christopher Newton

    Client Review: Chris prepared the wills and trust documents for my elderly mother. He did a great job at a reas...
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    Licensed for 18 years
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    RATING

    6.7

  4. La Jolla Probate Attorney David Scott Pawlowski

    David Pawlowski Pro

    David S. Pawlowski has overeighteen years experience representing individuals and organizations in all aspects of estate planning and estate litigation, including: Trusts, Wills,... more
    Licensed for 21 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.0

    858-454-0024
  5. La Jolla Probate Attorney Ward J Wilsey

    Ward Wilsey

    I'm married to Katie and have three kids, Jacob (5), Grayson (2), and Zach (2). When I'm not at my office, I like running, playing guitar, and country music.
    Licensed for 11 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.5

  6. La Jolla Probate Attorney James Douglas Miller

    James Miller

    La Jolla, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 39 years
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    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  7. La Jolla Probate Attorney Philip Scott Miller Jr

    Philip Miller

    La Jolla, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 10 years
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    AVVO
    RATING

    6.3

  8. La Jolla Probate Attorney Gina Dara Stein

    Gina Stein

    La Jolla, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 8 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    6.6

  9. La Jolla Probate Attorney Douglas Cleary

    Douglas Cleary

    La Jolla, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 26 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    RATING

    6.5

  10. La Jolla Probate Attorney Elizabeth Anne Tresp

    Elizabeth Tresp Pro

    Elizabeth Tresp provides personal, individualized Estate Planning, Probate, & Tax Law services.
    Licensed for 2 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
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    7.4

    858-248-9530

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.