Q: How do we go about locating an estate attorney for a recently deceased family member, when you cannot locate a will?
A: Hello, any attorney should be able to assist you with this matter. Many times individuals pass without a will, in which case an experienced probate attorney can assist you with the process. Probate is the court process whereby the family member's assets pass to the family. Please feel free to send me a message through Justia if you have any other questions.
A: Any experienced probate attorney should be able to help you. You will need an attorney licensed in the state where your family member died and/or owned property. If you don't have a Will then usually the closest family member can handle the estate.
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