Portsmouth City County Probate Attorneys — 5 found

Lawyers with

Avvo Rating

1.0 to 10.0


  1. Portsmouth City County Probate Attorney William Henry Oast III

    William Oast

    Portsmouth, VA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 40 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Portsmouth City County Probate Attorney Stephen E. Taylor

    Stephen Taylor

    Virginia Beach, VA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 4 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

  3. Portsmouth City County Probate Attorney Sandra L. Smith

    Sandra Smith

    Portsmouth, VA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 14 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.5

  4. Portsmouth City County Probate Attorney M. Bradley Brickhouse

    M. Brickhouse

    Virginia Beach, VA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 4 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  5. Portsmouth City County Probate Attorney Brian A. Boys

    Brian Boys

    Portsmouth, VA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 5 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

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.