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  1. New York Probate Attorney Andre K Cizmarik

    Andre Cizmarik

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 21 years
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    8.0

  2. New York Probate Attorney Steven Watkins Wolfe

    Steven Wolfe

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 52 years
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    7.5

  3. New York Probate Attorney Cormac Mcenery

    Cormac Mcenery

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 36 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  4. New York Probate Attorney Jessica Gail Weinberg

    Jessica Weinberg

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 12 years
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    7.6

  5. New York Probate Attorney John J. Carr

    John Carr

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 50 years
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    7.5

  6. New York Probate Attorney Jackie Halpern

    Jackie Halpern

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 8 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.7

  7. New York Probate Attorney Ryan Edward Roberts

    Ryan Roberts

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 4 years
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    RATING

    6.7

  8. New York Probate Attorney James Mcgarry

    James Mcgarry

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 60 years
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    RATING

    7.5

  9. New York Probate Attorney Martha Sue Thrush

    Martha Thrush

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 15 years
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    6.6

  10. New York Probate Attorney Michael Steven Bond

    Michael Bond

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 4 years
    AVVO
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    7.1

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.