Columbia Probate Lawyers — 53 found

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1.0 to 10.0


  1. Columbia Probate Attorney Angela M. Kirby

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    Dedicated estate planning and probate attorney.
    Licensed for 22 years - $275-$350/hour
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    10.0

    803-256-6401
  2. Columbia Probate Attorney Amy Landers May

    Amy May

    My practice is about increasing the QUALITY OF LIFE of my clients. I have a client centered focus, not an attorney centered focus. If I can help you, I will. If I can't I will be... more
    Licensed for 14 years - $300/hour
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    10.0

  3. Columbia Probate Attorney Lisa M. Steets Hostetler

    Lisa Steets Hostetler

    Client Review: Ms. Hostetler is the kind of lawyer everyone would be thankful to have on their side. She was so ...
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    Licensed for 8 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  4. Columbia Probate Attorney Mitchell C. Payne

    Mitchell Payne

    Mitchell C. Paynereceived his Masters in Accounting from the University of South Carolinas Moore School of Business, and his Law Degree from the University Of South Carolina School Of... more
    Licensed for 31 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    10.0

  5. Columbia Probate Attorney Isadore S Bernstein

    Isadore Bernstein

    Columbia, SC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 72 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.4

  6. Columbia Probate Attorney Sarah Linley Clingman

    Sarah Clingman

    Columbia, SC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 25 years - $250-$350/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.5

  7. Columbia Probate Attorney William Bert Brannon

    William Brannon

    Columbia, SC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 24 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.1

  8. Columbia Probate Attorney George Harold Hanlin

    George Hanlin

    Columbia, SC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 26 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.5

  9. Columbia Probate Attorney Darrell Wayne Carter

    Darrell Carter

    Columbia, SC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 10 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  10. Columbia Probate Attorney William F. Cotty

    William Cotty

    Columbia, SC Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

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.