Since founding Kaiser Law Group nearly a decade ago, I have been guiding individuals, families and small business owners through the deep waters of estate planning. I purposely focus on establishing mutual relationships with clients and their trus...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Trusts, Estate Planning, Business
As the son of two military officers, Samuel B. Ledwitz learned organization, pride, discipline and a desire to help others at a very young age. After living in England, Germany and Washington State until the age of 8, Mr. Ledwitz grew up in Southe...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Litigation
Serving the Orange County, Los Angeles, and Long Beach communities. The Kelly Law Firm represents trustees, beneficiaries, heirs, conservators, and the elderly in a wide variety of trust, probate, real estate, and elder law matters.
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Elder Law, Trusts, Litigation
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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.