East Amherst Probate Attorneys — 25 found

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1.0 to 10.0


  1. East Amherst Probate Attorney Linda Stravalaci Grear

    Linda Grear Pro

    Linda Stravalaci Grear is Chair of HoganWillig's Estate Planning Elder Law Department. She practices in areas of probate estates, estate planning, trusts, and guardianship law. Mrs.... more
    Licensed for 21 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    716-748-6575
  2. East Amherst Probate Attorney Peter John Fiorella III

    Peter Fiorella Pro

    Do you need help with probate questions? Fiorella & Schwind can help you.
    Licensed for 22 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    716-565-1880
  3. East Amherst Probate Attorney J Michael Kelleher

    J Kelleher

    J. Michael Kelleher (Mike) graduated cum laude from St. Bonaventure University with a B.A. in 1967, and received his legal education at the University Of Notre Dame, graduating in 1970.... more
    Licensed for 45 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.0

  4. East Amherst Probate Attorney Robert Friedman

    Robert Friedman Pro

    Welcome....I'd like to take a few moments to introduce myself. My name is Bob Friedman. Attorney Mike Ranzenhofer and I are the managing partners of the Buffalo NY area law firm of... more
    Licensed for 37 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    716-542-5444
  5. East Amherst Probate Attorney Paul W. Wolf

    Paul Wolf

    I have been an attorney for 22 years. My law partner Cheryl Berzer is also my partner in life. Together we have three children: Michael age 23, Joseph age 17 and Julia age 2. At 47... more
    Licensed for 25 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.1

  6. East Amherst Probate Attorney Roger B. Simon

    Roger Simon

    Williamsville, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 52 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  7. East Amherst Probate Attorney Paul T. Buerger Jr.

    Paul Buerger

    Williamsville, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 35 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  8. East Amherst Probate Attorney Robert Graham Sillars

    Robert Sillars

    Clarence, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  9. East Amherst Probate Attorney Robert W. Constantine

    Robert Constantine

    Williamsville, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  10. East Amherst Probate Attorney Patrick George Rimar

    Patrick Rimar

    Williamsville, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 45 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.