Seattle Probate Attorneys — 218 found

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  1. Seattle Probate Attorney Sheila Conlon Ridgway

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    Since graduating from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1984, Sheila Ridgway has concentrated her practice in litigation and the mediation of trust, estate, elder abuse, and... more
    Licensed for 31 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    206-838-2501
  2. Seattle Probate Attorney Gavin S West

    Gavin West

    Client Review: Gavin did excellent and timely work creating 2 documents necessary for the creation of an endowm...
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    Licensed for 5 years - $195-$225/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.2

  3. Seattle Probate Attorney Jamie Corrine Clausen

    Jamie Clausen

    Jamie founded Phinney Estate Law in 2007 as a way of addressing a need she saw in the community for affordable, values-based estate planning and as a way to develop a legal practice... more
    Licensed for 14 years - $120-$180/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  4. Seattle Probate Attorney Geoffrey Heath Garrett

    Geoffrey Garrett

    About Geoffrey H. Garrett Geoffrey H. Garrett purchased assets of the law practice of Stanley R. Byrd in 2008. For more than twenty-seven years previously, he pursued two challenging... more
    Licensed for 34 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.9

  5. Seattle Probate Attorney Jeffrey J Liang

    Jeffrey Liang

    I help small businesses and non-profits with their corporate and tax issues. I also assist families and individuals with their estate planning needs. I try to charge at flat fee rates... more
    Licensed for 7 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  6. Seattle Probate Attorney Andrew Lee Benjamin

    Andrew Benjamin

    Client Review: Mr. Benjamin handled my injury case. He kept me informed of every step of the process. He respond...
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    Licensed for 30 years - $295-$335/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  7. Seattle Probate Attorney Amber Kikine Quintal

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    Experienced probate attorney for estates throughout Washington. Call for consultation.
    Licensed for 10 years
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    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    206-447-3399
  8. Seattle Probate Attorney Jennifer Frere Volk

    Jennifer Volk

    Jenni Frere Volk was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington. She also had the pleasure of living in eastern Washington for four years while attending Whitman College in Walla Walla,... more
    Licensed for 11 years - $175-$195/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.1

  9. Seattle Probate Attorney Franklin William Shoichet

    Franklin Shoichet

    Frank's practice focuses on crime victims' litigation, misconduct in administration of wills, guardianship and other probate matters, government misconduct, and wrongful death/serious... more
    Licensed for 39 years - $275-$380/hour
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    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  10. Seattle 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
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    RATING

    10.0

    206-624-6271

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.