Magalia Probate Attorneys — 3 found

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  1. Magalia Probate Attorney John Joseph Rank

    John Rank

    I have a background in real estate finance and managed a thrift and loan before attending law school. I started my legal career with a mid-sized (50 attorney) firm in Fresno California,... more
    Licensed for 23 years - $150-$275/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

  2. Magalia Probate Attorney Michael W. Cooper

    Michael Cooper

    Mr. Cooper is an Attorney and Counselor at Law, expert level, with a record of successful private and public agency practice, with extensive experience in many practice areas. He is a... more
    Licensed for 37 years - $250-$350/hour
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    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

  3. Magalia Probate Attorney Thomas Edward Baker

    Thomas Baker

    Client Review: Thomas Baker was extremely focused on me and my case. He settled it quickly and accurately, and a...
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    Licensed for 23 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

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.