San Anselmo Probate Attorneys — 40 found

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  1. San Anselmo Probate Attorney William George McDevitt

    William McDevitt

    Mr. McDevitt has been an active, practicing trial attorney for over 40 years, litigating a wide array of cases across the state of California. He has regularly represented members of... more
    Licensed for 41 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.5

  2. San Anselmo Probate Attorney Kelly Rose Mason

    Kelly Mason

    Client Review: We have found Kelly very accommodating and helpful in addressing our various problems that need...
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    Licensed for 6 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    5.9

  3. San Anselmo Probate Attorney Marlene Pappas Getchell

    Marlene Getchell

    Marlene Pappas Getchell has been certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law for over 15 years. She specializes in representing... more
    Licensed for 39 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    8.7

  4. San Anselmo Probate Attorney Mary Lynn Symons

    Mary Symons

    Mary L. Symons is a certified specialist in the area of estate planning, tust and probate law - certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.
    Licensed for 25 years - $275/hour
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    AVVO
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    10.0

  5. San Anselmo Probate Attorney John L Boudett

    John Boudett

    Undergraduate at UC Berkeley; J.D. from USF in 1968 (Honors Society, Law Review). Associate with Morrison Foerster in San Francisco, taught Trusts Estates at USF Law School and did... more
    Licensed for 47 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  6. San Anselmo Probate Attorney Wayne Harlan Gilbert

    Wayne Gilbert

    San Rafael, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

  7. San Anselmo Probate Attorney Matthew W. Harris

    Matthew Harris Pro

    Do you need help with estate planning, trust, probate or conservatorship? Visit mwharrislaw.com.
    Licensed for 1 year - 60 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.1

    415-521-5610
  8. San Anselmo Probate Attorney Benjamin Winsor Gale

    Benjamin Gale

    San Rafael, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 32 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    8.0

  9. San Anselmo Probate Attorney Kenneth Saul Atterman

    Kenneth Atterman

    San Anselmo, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 46 years - $250-$350/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.1

  10. San Anselmo Probate Attorney George R. Dirkes

    George Dirkes

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

    7.9

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.