Anacortes Probate Lawyers — 4 found

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  1. Anacortes Probate Attorney John Kenneth Dahl

    John Dahl

    Client Review: Mr. Dahl is one of the best Probate Attorneys I have ever worked with. He was instrumental in as...
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    Licensed for 31 years


  2. Anacortes Probate Attorney Aaron Michael Rasmussen

    Aaron Rasmussen

    Client Review: I would recommend Aaron Rasmussen very highly and without hesitation. He is a very trustworthy ad...
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    Licensed for 16 years - $200/hour


  3. Anacortes Probate Attorney Alan Richard Souders

    Alan Souders

    Client Review: Alan Souders, and the Souders Law Group, represented me in an extremely difficult civil suit. I w...
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    Licensed for 19 years


  4. Anacortes Probate Attorney Dennis Rollin Scott

    Dennis Scott

    Client Review: There is nothing worse than proceeding through the legal system feeling like things are never goi...
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    Licensed for 40 years


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.