Raleigh Probate Attorneys — 47 found

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  1. Raleigh Probate Attorney Louis E. Wooten III

    Louis Wooten

    The Wooten Law Firm is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Louis Wooten, the firm's principal attorney, focuses his practice on representing small businesses and their owners with... more
    Licensed for 27 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.0

  2. Raleigh Probate Attorney Charles N. Griffin III

    Charles Griffin

    Raleigh, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 18 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.5

  3. Raleigh Probate Attorney E. William Kratt

    E. Kratt

    Raleigh, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 28 years - $175-$300/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.8

  4. Raleigh Probate Attorney Timothy William Jones

    Timothy Jones

    Raleigh, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 15 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.3

  5. Raleigh Probate Attorney Sue A. Sprunger

    Sue Sprunger

    Sue Sprunger stays current on the latest developments in tax law and brings more than thirty (30) years of experience in the tax arena – including with the Internal Revenue Service, as... more
    Licensed for 18 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.3

  6. Raleigh Probate Attorney Tina Frazier Pace

    Tina Pace

    Raleigh, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 21 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.7

  7. Raleigh Probate Attorney Grant William Steadman

    Grant Steadman

    Raleigh, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 7 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.7

  8. Raleigh Probate Attorney Brett Andrew Thompson

    Brett Thompson

    Brett Thompson is an Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney. He focuses his practice on Medicaid planning and elder law, in addition to estate planning. Brett earned his B.A. at the... more
    Licensed for 4 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.6

  9. Raleigh Probate Attorney Joseph H. Mitchiner

    Joseph Mitchiner

    Raleigh, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  10. Raleigh Probate Attorney Patricia S. Horne

    Patricia Horne

    Raleigh, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 33 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

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.