Valdosta Probate Attorneys — 5 found

Lawyers with

Avvo Rating

1.0 to 10.0


  1. Valdosta Probate Attorney John Allen Lawson

    John Lawson

    Valdosta, GA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 19 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  2. Valdosta Probate Attorney Richard L. Coleman

    Richard Coleman

    Valdosta, GA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 29 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  3. Valdosta Probate Attorney Barry R. Chapman

    Barry Chapman

    Valdosta, GA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.8

  4. Valdosta Probate Attorney Wanda Lee Milton-Strickland

    Wanda Milton-Strickland

    Valdosta, GA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 5 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    5.8

  5. Valdosta Probate Attorney John R. Bennett

    John Bennett

    Valdosta, GA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 49 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

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.