Portland Probate Attorneys — 22 found

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  1. Portland Probate Attorney Richard P. Leblanc

    Richard Leblanc

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

    7.5

  2. Portland Probate Attorney Sidney St. F. Thaxter

    Sidney Thaxter

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

    7.2

  3. Portland Probate Attorney Ellsworth T Rundlett III

    Ellsworth Rundlett

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.2

  4. Portland Probate Attorney Justin D. Leblanc

    Justin Leblanc

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 15 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.3

  5. Portland Probate Attorney Stephen J Schwartz

    Stephen Schwartz

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 29 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  6. Portland Probate Attorney James H. Young II

    James Young

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.2

  7. Portland Probate Attorney Jennifer Iacopino Richard

    Jennifer Richard

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  8. Portland Probate Attorney Robert M. Raftice Jr.

    Robert Raftice

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 22 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  9. Portland Probate Attorney Deborah M Mann

    Deborah Mann

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 35 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.2

  10. Portland Probate Attorney Stephanie N. Strouse

    Stephanie Strouse

    Portland, ME Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 15 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

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.