I am dedicated to helping you get your wishes followed when the unexpected happens. I am here to answer to your questions and guide you throughout the process. I am a lifelong Frederick resident. I enjoy hiking and walking my dog.
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Wills & Living Wills, Power Of Attorney, Trusts, Estate Planning
Mark Kestner is an experienced lawyer dedicated to assisting his clients to understand their legal rights and obligations in an increasingly complicated world. He strives to provide practical, thorough, competent and valuable legal services. Mark’...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate
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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.