Los Altos Hills Probate Attorneys — 34 found

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  1. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Janet Lee Brewer

    Janet Brewer Pro

    Call us for assistance with probate matters in the San Francisco Bay area and all of California.
    Licensed for 40 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    888-895-5599
  2. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Amir Atashirang

    Amir Atashirang

    Client Review: Amir Atashirang, as my attorney, was excellent and comfortable to work with. He was accessible, u...
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    Licensed for 11 years - $275/hour
    AVVO
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    10.0

  3. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Alexandra Sanela Gadzo

    Alexandra Gadzo

    Client Review: In 2010, I retained Ms. Alexandra Gadzo to complete a living trust document for myself that incl...
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    Licensed for 14 years - $400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.8

  4. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Peter Sterling Stern

    Peter Stern

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 33 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.6

  5. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Mark Tad Malachowski

    Mark Malachowski

    Living Trusts, Wills, and Estate Planning Malachowski and Associates has litigated complex probate issues including loans against future interest taken against inheritance by... more
    Licensed for 9 years - $300/hour
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    8.3

  6. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Joyce Warshaw Levy

    Joyce Levy

    Client Review: Joyce has completed our living trust, as well as trusts for family members and friends
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    Licensed for 29 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.0

  7. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Michael Gilfix

    Michael Gilfix

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
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    RATING

    9.4

  8. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Kim Theodore Schoknecht

    Kim Schoknecht

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
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    9.2

  9. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Gad Zohar

    Gad Zohar

    Gadi Zohar is a Palo Alto estate planning lawyer who combines his exclusive focus on trusts estates law with his background as a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist.* This combination... more
    Licensed for 4 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

  10. Los Altos Hills Probate Attorney Jann Besson

    Jann Besson

    Los Altos, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

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.