South Range Probate Attorneys — 3 found

Lawyers with

Avvo Rating

1.0 to 10.0


  1. South Range Probate Attorney Roger S. Helman

    Roger Helman

    Hancock, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.8

  2. South Range Probate Attorney Andrew Robert Sarazin

    Andrew Sarazin

    Houghton, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 1 year
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    5.6

  3. South Range Probate Attorney Nicholas J. Daavettila

    Nicholas Daavettila

    Houghton, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 13 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.3

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.