San Francisco County Probate Attorneys — 140 found

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  1. San Francisco County Probate Attorney James Allen Barringer

    James Barringer

    I have been practicing law for over 35 years, mainly in the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. My practice emphasizes litigation, most of which concerns estate and trust disputes,... more
    Licensed for 37 years - $400-$550/hour
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    10.0

  2. San Francisco County Probate Attorney Ernest Joon Kim

    Ernest Kim

    Client Review: Did a family illness lead to a legal and financial nightmare--as though you had walked onto the s...
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    Licensed for 19 years - $400-$500/hour
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    9.9

  3. San Francisco County 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
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    10.0

  4. San Francisco County Probate Attorney Charles Paul Wolff

    Charles Wolff

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

    10.0

  5. San Francisco County Probate Attorney Michael E Freedman

    Michael Freedman Pro

    Your Trust & Probate Advocates. 31 Years’ Experience.
    Licensed for 31 years
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    8.9

    415-777-1666
  6. San Francisco County Probate Attorney Elizabeth Hansen

    Elizabeth Hansen

    Client Review: My family and I have known Elizabeth Hansen for over 10 years. She did my mother's Living Trust/W...
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    Licensed for 24 years
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    10.0

  7. San Francisco County Probate Attorney Kevin Patrick Urbatsch

    Kevin Urbatsch

    Kevin Urbatsch is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. His entire practice is devoted to estate... more
    Licensed for 21 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

  8. San Francisco County Probate Attorney John Peter Harbour

    John Harbour

    San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 11 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
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    AVVO
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    9.1

  9. San Francisco County Probate Attorney Mark Tad Malachowski

    Mark Malachowski Pro

    Malachowski and Associates has litigated complex probate issues.
    Licensed for 9 years - $300/hour
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    8.3

    415-983-0717
  10. San Francisco County Probate Attorney K. Bruce Friedman

    K. Friedman

    San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 57 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    9.2

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.