Hyattsville Probate Attorneys — 5 found

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  1. Hyattsville Probate Attorney Kathryn Sharkey Mcdonough

    Kathryn Mcdonough

    My professional legal career includes successes through both litigation and... more
    Licensed for 7 years
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    10.0

  2. Hyattsville Probate Attorney James E Mccollum JR

    James Mccollum

    McCollum Associates, LLC, a law firm with offices in College Park, Maryland, handles... more
    Licensed for 29 years
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    10.0

  3. Hyattsville Probate Attorney Janelle Jennifer Jordan

    Janelle Jordan

    Hyattsville, MD Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 9 years
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    6.1

  4. Hyattsville Probate Attorney Donna Primrose-Brown

    Donna Primrose-Brown

    College Park, MD Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 21 years
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    7.2

  5. Hyattsville Probate Attorney Bruce W Martin

    Bruce Martin

    College Park, MD Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 17 years
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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.