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I represent clients in disputes involving estates and trusts, family issues, and closely held businesses. I also represent fiduciaries, such as executors, trustees, and agents under power of attorney, and I represent individuals and businesses in ...
Practice areas: Probate, Estate Planning, Litigation
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: Probate, Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills, Divorce & Separation
Ms. Bercik received her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law. She has been admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and United States District Court of New Jersey since 2004. Ms. Bercik is an active member of the State and County Bar ...
Practice areas: Probate, Litigation, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Transportation
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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.