Estate Attorneys

There are many types of attorneys practicing aspects of estate law.

Probate Attorneys

Probate is the legal process of validating a will, settling the estate of a deceased person, and distributing their property. A probate attorney is experienced in all aspects on the probate process and can ensure that their client's wishes will be fulfilled.

Estate Planning Attorneys

Generally, an estate planning attorney helps a client to preserve assets (such as property) while the client is alive and control the distribution of those assets after the client's death, in accordance with the client's stated wishes.

Estate Law Term of the Day

Estate Taxes

Estate taxes are the amount of federal taxes paid at the time of death for certain assets, including real estate, annuities, insurance, trusts, cash and securities.

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Latest Estate Law Question

Guardianship for elder care

If you decide you should be the guardian of your parent and the court agrees, you will be responsible for a variety of decisions.

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