After graduating from the University of Denver with a J.D and LL.M in Taxation in 2000, Todd practiced law in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for six years before moving with his family to Oshkosh in 2006. Prior to joining Di Renzo & Bomier, Todd was affiliate...
Practice areas & skills: Probate, Estate Planning, Tax, Real Estate, Business
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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.