Dover Probate Attorneys — 4 found

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  1. Dover Probate Attorney Patrick C Gallagher

    Patrick Gallagher

    Dover, DE Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 10 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.9

  2. Dover Probate Attorney Bonnie M Benson

    Bonnie Benson

    Client Review: We have used Bonnie Benson two times in the past 5 years and are using her again for real estate ...
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    Licensed for 33 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  3. Dover Probate Attorney Stephan J Holfeld

    Stephan Holfeld

    Client Review: ....a GREAT attorney knows the Judge. I have been highly recommending Holfeld for some ti...
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    Licensed for 30 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  4. Dover Probate Attorney David J Bever

    David Bever

    Dover, DE Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 8 years
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    AVVO
    RATING

    6.0

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.