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  1. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Alexandra Sanela Gadzo

    Alexandra Gadzo

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 14 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.9

  2. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Peter Sterling Stern

    Peter Stern

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

    9.7

  3. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Janet Lee Brewer

    Janet Brewer Pro

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 39 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    888-895-5599
  4. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Amir Atashirang

    Amir Atashirang

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 11 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  5. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Michael Gilfix

    Michael Gilfix

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.4

  6. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Kim Theodore Schoknecht

    Kim Schoknecht

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.5

  7. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Gad Zohar

    Gad Zohar

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 4 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.9

  8. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Roger Paul Kokores

    Roger Kokores

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 45 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.4

  9. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Darin H. Donovan

    Darin Donovan

    San Jose, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 19 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.3

  10. Palo Alto Probate Attorney Joyce Warshaw Levy

    Joyce Levy

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 29 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    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.