Southfield Probate Attorneys — 160 found

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  1. Southfield Probate Attorney Howard T. Linden

    Howard Linden

    Southfield, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 39 years
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    10.0

  2. Southfield Probate Attorney Dean E. Patrick

    Dean Patrick Pro

    Southfield, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 10 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.8

  3. Southfield Probate Attorney Darren M. Findling

    Darren Findling Pro

    Royal Oak, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
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    10.0

    248-399-3300
  4. Southfield Probate Attorney Robert J. Essick

    Robert Essick Pro

    Southfield, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 40 years
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    7.2

    248-559-8130
  5. Southfield Probate Attorney Robert D. Mannor

    Robert Mannor Pro

    Farmington, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 19 years
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    10.0

    810-694-9000
  6. Southfield Probate Attorney Maury Klein

    Maury Klein

    Southfield, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 29 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.9

  7. Southfield Probate Attorney Victor A. Coen

    Victor Coen

    Southfield, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 43 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.5

  8. Southfield Probate Attorney Peter R. Tochman

    Peter Tochman

    Southfield, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 25 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.1

  9. Southfield Probate Attorney Amy M. Spilman

    Amy Spilman

    Birmingham, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  10. Southfield Probate Attorney Trevor J. Weston

    Trevor Weston

    Birmingham, MI Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 8 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.4

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.