Serve as attorney and partner of this law firm specializing in wills, trusts,... more
Serve as attorney and partner of this law firm specializing in wills, trusts, probate, real estate and title examination.Represent and advise clients, including banks, title company, realtors, developers and local businesses, within the scope of land development and property acquisition. Negotiate and draft contracts. Assist title insurance companies in examining titles to residential and comme... view profile
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.