What does a probate attorney do? Probate attorneys can help draft a will for a client. A probate attorney might also file the last will and testament of a deceased person. A probate attorney also represents clients during litigation when the validity of a will is contested in probate or surrogate court. Probate or trust litigation can also involve will or trust construction suits. Hiring the right probate attorney in California can help you make the right estate planning decisions while taking into considerations important state and federal tax consequences.
ACTEC is a fellowship of attorneys seeking to improve trust, estate and tax laws, as well as the procedures and ethics of attorneys who work in those fields. Many of the top trust and estate attorneys belong to this respected organization.
San Francisco Lawyer Referral Service - The Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) is a community based non-profit service sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF). Since 1946, the lawyer referral service has helped the public find a qualified attorney throughout San Francisco County in a variety of practice areas. The LRIS has also expanded it service into Marin County, CA.