San Mateo County Probate Attorneys — 205 found

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  1. San Mateo County Probate Attorney James Allen Barringer

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    I have been practicing law for over 35 years, mainly in the nine San Francisco Bay... more
    Licensed for 37 years - $400-$550/hour
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    10.0

  2. San Mateo 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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    10.0

  3. San Mateo County Probate Attorney John Christopher Martin

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    California Certified Specialist in Probate serving all Bay Area Counties. Contact me at 650-852-1909
    Licensed for 6 years
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    9.3

    650-329-9500
  4. San Mateo County Probate Attorney Levon Sagatelyan

    Levon Sagatelyan

    Millbrae, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 35 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    10.0

  5. San Mateo County Probate Attorney Harvey Lewis Leiderman

    Harvey Leiderman

    San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    9.3

  6. San Mateo County Probate Attorney Charles Paul Wolff

    Charles Wolff

    San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
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    10.0

  7. San Mateo 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

  8. San Mateo County Probate Attorney Stewart R. Albertson

    Stewart Albertson

    Stewart R. Albertson is a named partner with the California firm of Albertson... more
    Licensed for 12 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

  9. San Mateo County Probate Attorney Milla Leah Lvovich

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    My litigation practice focuses primarily in the areas of probate, trusts/estates,... more
    Licensed for 12 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    8.2

    415-392-2560
  10. San Mateo County Probate Attorney Kevin Patrick Urbatsch

    Kevin Urbatsch

    Kevin Urbatsch is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate law... more
    Licensed for 21 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

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.