Falmouth Probate Lawyers — 36 found

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  1. Falmouth Probate Attorney Dorothy M. Wentworth

    Dorothy Wentworth

    Falmouth, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 21 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    6.7

  2. Falmouth Probate Attorney Maryellen Sullivan

    Maryellen Sullivan

    I specialize in probate administration and estate planning. Assisting people in dealing with the difficulties following the death of a loved one, and planning for the future to protect... more
    Licensed for 21 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.0

  3. Falmouth Probate Attorney Richard P. Leblanc

    Richard Leblanc

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 43 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.1

  4. Falmouth Probate Attorney Ellsworth T Rundlett III

    Ellsworth Rundlett

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.2

  5. Falmouth Probate Attorney James F. Cloutier

    James Cloutier

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 36 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  6. Falmouth Probate Attorney Patricia A. Nelson-Reade

    Patricia Nelson-Reade

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 27 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  7. Falmouth Probate Attorney Karen JM Mitchell

    Karen Mitchell

    I worked for the Chapter 7 Trustee for several years before beginning my own bankruptcy practice. I now work with a firm, representing both debtors and creditors, so I know the law... more
    Licensed for 22 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.6

  8. Falmouth Probate Attorney Sidney St. F. Thaxter

    Sidney Thaxter

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 43 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.2

  9. Falmouth Probate Attorney Elizabeth T. McCandless

    Elizabeth McCandless

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 30 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  10. Falmouth Probate Attorney Jerome J. Gamache

    Jerome Gamache

    South Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 18 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

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.