Santa Monica Probate Lawyers — 146 found

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  1. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Yona Conzevoy

    Yona Conzevoy

    My practice focuses on probate, trust litigation,and estate planning. I help people achieve their legal objectives in a timely, cost-effective manner.
    Licensed for 11 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.3

  2. Santa Monica Probate Attorney I David Small

    I Small

    Santa Monica, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  3. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Stephen Andrew Newstadt

    Stephen Newstadt

    Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 17 years - $350-$400/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  4. Santa Monica Probate Attorney David Michael Hodge

    David Hodge

    Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 3 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    5.8

  5. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Thomas Cushing Aikin

    Thomas Aikin

    Mr. Aikin is an associate in the Probate and Trust Administration department. His practice is focused on representing both fiduciaries and beneficiaries of trusts and estates in... more
    Licensed for 10 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.8

  6. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Theodore Wolfberg

    Theodore Wolfberg

    Santa Monica, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 49 years - $400-$450/hour
    Not yet reviewed
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    6.5

  7. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Sonya Fox Sultan

    Sonya Sultan

    Santa Monica, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 33 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.1

  8. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Andrew David Wolfberg

    Andrew Wolfberg

    Santa Monica, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years - Contingent (33%-40%)
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.1

  9. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Jeffrey Forer

    Jeffrey Forer

    Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 32 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.5

  10. Santa Monica Probate Attorney Mary Dinius White

    Mary White

    Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 24 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.0

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.