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  1. Watertown Probate Attorney Patrick L. Evans

    I have been practicing law in the North Country since 1975. The majority of my work involves real estate. I represent sellers and buyers and some out of town lenders to accomodate my... more
    Licensed for 41 years - 30 Min Free Consultation


  2. Watertown Probate Attorney Arthur C. Stever III

    Watertown, NY Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 39 years
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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.