Madrona, Seattle, WA Probate Attorneys — 2 found


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  1. Madrona, Seattle, WA Probate Attorney Adrienne E Keith

    Adrienne Keith

    As a family law attorney, I help couples and families work to reach a mutually agreeable resolution based on their interests and the best interests of their children. The interests of... more
    Licensed for 12 years
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  2. Madrona, Seattle, WA Probate Attorney Peter Anthony Triandafilou

    Peter Triandafilou

    My practice, Seattle Law Office, is focused on representing individual and small business clients who require experienced, competent, reliable legal representation at affordable rates (... more
    Licensed for 32 years - $190-$250/hour



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.