Washington Probate Attorneys — 683 found

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  1. Washington Probate Attorney Eric James Sachtjen

    Eric Sachtjen

    Born and raised in Alaska, I spent a year as a Rotary Exchange student in Spain... more
    Licensed for 14 years - $285-$370/hour
    AVVO
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    10.0

  2. Washington Probate Attorney Theresa Petrey

    Theresa Petrey

    Theresa Petrey is a business, probate litigation, and estate planning (wills and... more
    Licensed for 8 years - $240-$270/hour
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    8.3

  3. Washington Probate Attorney James Whittingham Spencer

    James Spencer

    I grew up on Vashon Island, just southwest of Seattle in Puget Sound where much of... more
    Licensed for 9 years - $325/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  4. Washington Probate Attorney Steven O Anderson

    Steven Anderson

    I am committed to providing quality legal services in a way that respects and... more
    Licensed for 11 years - $200/hour
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    10.0

  5. Washington Probate Attorney David Andrew Petteys

    David Petteys

    Client Review: I rely on David from time to time for state and local tax planning. Any given year, my business ...
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    Licensed for 12 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.5

  6. Washington Probate Attorney Eric E Brunstrom

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    Seattle, WA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 13 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.3

    206-223-1515
  7. Washington Probate Attorney Quentin Wildsmith

    Quentin Wildsmith

    Quentin combines laser-focused attention to client goals with his outstanding... more
    Licensed for 22 years - $325/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  8. Washington Probate Attorney Janet Hedberg Somers

    Janet Somers

    Mercer Island, WA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 26 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    10.0

  9. Washington Probate Attorney Michael J. Longyear

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    Over 20 Years of Probate and Probate Litigation Experience! 206-455-9912
    Licensed for 26 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    206-624-6271
  10. Washington Probate Attorney Dana Marie Reid

    Dana Reid

    Seattle, WA Probate Attorney
    Licensed for 21 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

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.