Hi, my name's Bobby Feisee and I'm an estate planning attorney in Ashburn, Virginia (... more
Hi, my name's Bobby Feisee and I'm an estate planning attorney in Ashburn, Virginia (VA). I founded my firm, Insight Law, because my passion is working with people and helping them plan for the future. I tell everyone that estate planning is absolutely critical for properly organizing and planning the financial future of you and your loved ones. I realized this through a difficult person... 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.