I've practiced law in Saratoga Springs since 1997 and focus my practice on Elder Law, Estate Planning and Estate Administration. I enjoy running in my spare time and have completed 3 marathons.
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Elder Law, Wills & Living Wills
Review: “Capozzola Law Firm took care of my legal needs from start to finish. Theresa Capozzola came highly recommended for real estate transactions. She called me back the same evening and provided me with peace of mind and assur...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Litigation, 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.