Wood-ridge Probate Attorneys — 35 found

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  1. Wood-ridge Probate Attorney Michelle Amelia Ferrer

    Michelle Ferrer

    West New York, NJ Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 7 years
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    5.9

  2. Wood-ridge Probate Attorney Suzanne M Carter

    Suzanne Carter

    North Bergen, NJ Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 6 years
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    6.0

  3. Wood-ridge Probate Attorney Adam Silverstein

    Adam Silverstein

    Hackensack, NJ Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 18 years
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  4. Wood-ridge Probate Attorney Richard Michael Muglia

    Richard Muglia

    Nutley, NJ Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 2 years
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  5. Wood-ridge Probate Attorney Michael J. Greenberg

    Michael Greenberg

    Ridgefield Park, NJ Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 13 years
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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.