Review: “It has been a pleasure to work with Juliet Gavriel. She has been patient, professional and answered all of our questions. For our family creating a trust was a very daunting endeavor, but she has made the process easy.”
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills & Living Wills
Ellyn S. Kravitz is of counsel to Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einiger, LLP. She specializes in elder law, estate planning, estate administration, special needs planning, and veterans’ benefits. Ellyn is an authority ...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law
Review: “Joe Carafano did an outstanding job on my purchase of a house.He discovered that the basement was not on the certificate of occupancy & made sure the seller "legalized" it.This saved me from dealing with it ...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Criminal Defense, Business, Real Estate, Trusts
Review: “Linden E. Thomas has been extremely helpful in the review of my contract. He was able to decipher the complicated areas of the contract and was able to interpret nuances which my previous lawyer had overlooked. Because...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Commercial, Real Estate, Business, Franchising
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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.