New Iberia Probate Lawyers — 2 found

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  1. New Iberia Probate Attorney Jeffrey Shane Segura

    Jeffrey Segura

    Jefffrey Segura is a New Iberia, Louisiana divorce attorney whose areas of practice include divorce, custody, child support, wills estates, real estate and general practice. Mr. Segura... more
    Licensed for 12 years


  2. New Iberia Probate Attorney April Petry Defelice

    April Defelice

    Client Review: I hired April to take a custody case for me. She sat and talked to me for hours at our first meet...
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    Licensed for 13 years



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.