Overwhelmed with questions about probating a will? Need to contest a will? There was no will?
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Landlord & Tenant, Contracts & Agreements, Litigation, Wills & Living Wills
Probate, Estate and Trust Administration, Kinship, Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Guardianship
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Elder Law, Guardianship, Litigation, Estate Planning
Jeffrey Alfano is an experienced attorney practicing law since 2004. Jeffrey is approachable, understanding, and available to his clients, but at the same time a strong advocate in the courtroom. Before opening his law office, Jeffrey practiced co...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills, Divorce & Separation
Charles Oransky specializes in corporate and commercial transactions, business counseling, taxation, trusts and estates. He focuses on a comprehensive approach to the problems encountered by entrepreneurs in today’s complicated business and legal ...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Tax, Real Estate, Corporate & Incorporation
Review: “Bill and his office did an outstanding job handling my transaction over an 18 month period. He was in constant contact with me and the other parties involved. Would highly recommend Bill.”
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Elder Law, Business
Buying or selling a home in New York or New Jersey? Mr. Otterbeck is experienced and accessible.
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Landlord & Tenant, Real Estate, Estate Planning
WILLIAM S. GILLEN is a founding member of the law firm of Gillen Scali, PLLC. He obtained his law degree at New England School of Law where he competed nationally as a member of the Tax Moot Court. During law school, he held internships at the Ma...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Trusts, Wills & Living Wills, Real Estate, Family
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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.