Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I sought out both outdoor experiences and... more
Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I sought out both outdoor experiences and excelling in accademics. I achieved the Eagle Scout rank in high school and was a Scoutmaster at age 21. In college, I pursued numerous majors, eventually receiving a degree in English Literature and minor in Philosophy. Thereafter, I began a career in real estate as an agent and personal investor. Still searching, I... 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.