I have a general civil litigation practice and represent people in the areas of bankruptcy, divorce, child support, guardianships and drafting and probating Wills. When I am not working I love to surf, hike, kayak and lay on the beach!
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Wills & Living Wills, Divorce & Separation, Guardianship
Lindsey is an SMU law grad with a passion for people and paper. She takes a hands-on approach when working with her clients and is able to pull real-world solutions into the legal realm when solving clients’ problems. Outside of the office, Linds...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Health Care, Business
Review: “Matt is an exceptional attorney. I first worked with him over 10 years ago and Matt has consistently provided me with sensible advice. He is among the most trusthworthy people I know, and I can recommend him without hes...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Election Campaigns & Political Law, Litigation, Contracts & Agreements
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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.