Mecosta County Probate Lawyers — 2 found

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  1. Mecosta County Probate Attorney Robert G. Teeter

    Robert Teeter

    Robert G. (Bob) Teeter, Eagle Scout, US Army Veteran, Detroit Police Officer, attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in... more
    Licensed for 38 years
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  2. Mecosta County Probate Attorney Michael D. Hults

    Michael Hults

    Big Rapids, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years
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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.