Jeremy J. Bishop is a Tri-City native and an honors graduate of Kamiakin High School and Cum Laudegraduate from Whitman College in Walla Walla with a B.A. in Sociology. Jeremy then... more
Jeremy J. Bishop is a Tri-City native and an honors graduate of Kamiakin High School and Cum Laudegraduate from Whitman College in Walla Walla with a B.A. in Sociology. Jeremy then graduated Cum Laude from Seattle University School of Law in 2005 and was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association that same year, and the U.S. Eastern District of Washington in 2007. After law school, Je... 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.