Santa Clara County Probate Attorneys — 143 found

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  1. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Lawrence Michael Kelly

    Lawrence Kelly

    Santa Clara, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 30 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.9

  2. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney John Crandall Foster

    John Foster

    I am a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law. I handle a wide range of estate planning, trust and probate matters, but a significant amount of my time is... more
    Licensed for 25 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.2

  3. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Minda B. Parrish

    Minda Parrish

    Minda B. Parrishis aCertified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Lawby the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specializationwith more than 25 years of experience in... more
    Licensed for 31 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.6

  4. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Alexandra Sanela Gadzo

    Alexandra Gadzo

    Client Review: In 2010, I retained Ms. Alexandra Gadzo to complete a living trust document for myself that incl...
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    Licensed for 15 years - $400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.9

  5. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Ellen Sarah Cookman

    Ellen Cookman

    Palo Alto, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 12 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.6

  6. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney David S Hoffman

    David Hoffman

    I am a 1980 Graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno, with a degree in Journalism. After a year of working for the Tahoe Daily Tribune as a general assignment reporter, I returned to... more
    Licensed for 25 years - $350-$400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

  7. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Michael Gilfix

    Michael Gilfix

    Client Review: We have been clients of Gilfix & La Poll since 2007. Our living trust (created in 1989) needed to...
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    Licensed for 42 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.4

  8. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Thomas Edward Rossmeissl

    Thomas Rossmeissl Pro

    Choose an experienced attorney to guide you through probate when administering an estate.
    Licensed for 25 years - $375-$425/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    408-299-1200
  9. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Lloyd Gaylord Copenbarger

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    Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP has been serving Californians statewide since 1979
    Licensed for 44 years - $100-$500/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.4

    949-476-2002
  10. Santa Clara County Probate Attorney Michael George Desmarais

    Michael Desmarais

    Los Gatos, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years
    Not yet reviewed
    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.