Ridgewood Probate Lawyers — 483 found

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  1. Ridgewood Probate Attorney FRANK BRUNO JR.

    FRANK BRUNO

    New York State Bar Association, Member House of Delegates Queens County Bar Association, Board of Managers Columbian Lawyers Association of Queens County, Board of Directors, Treasurer... more
    Licensed for 19 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.3

  2. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Vlad Portnoy

    Vlad Portnoy Pro

    Client Review: During a difficult time in my life, Mr. Portnoy was more than helpful. He guided me through a top...
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    Licensed for 11 years
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    8.1

    212-920-6371
  3. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Jeffrey Patrick Gorak

    Jeffrey Gorak

    Client Review: Jeffrey P. Gorak represented my husband and I in the sale of our home in Middle Village, Queens. ...
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    Licensed for 2 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    5.6

  4. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Martin Zelner

    Martin Zelner

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 53 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    7.3

  5. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Michael Henry Donnelly

    Michael Donnelly

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 33 years - 90 Min Free Consultation
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    7.5

  6. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Jackie Halpern

    Jackie Halpern

    Jackie Halpern Weinstein isadmitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice federally in both the Southern District and the Eastern... more
    Licensed for 9 years - $325-$395/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.7

  7. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Edward Vincent Wilcenski

    Edward Wilcenski

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    RATING

    7.8

  8. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Lee Alan Snow

    Lee Snow

    New York, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 34 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    7.8

  9. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Robert David Gelman

    Robert Gelman

    Fresh Meadows, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 31 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    6.5

  10. Ridgewood Probate Attorney Brian Matthew Goldberg

    Brian Goldberg

    Flushing, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 16 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

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.