Shelby Probate Attorneys — 2 found

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  1. Shelby Probate Attorney Andrea Gale Farmer

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    Andrea G. Farmer was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but has resided in Rutherford County since 1996. After attending Isothermal Community College for two years, Andrea transferred... more
    Licensed for 11 years - $200-$250/hour
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    8.3

    828-286-3866
  2. Shelby Probate Attorney Fred A. Flowers

    Fred Flowers

    Shelby, NC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 52 years
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    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.