I need the best probate attorney for a home in the 92612 area, can you provide legal assistance? Yes, Irvine Probate Law will be excited to help you with the probate of your property. How long do you have to file probate after death? Each state defines its own filing deadline, but it typically ranges from 30 days to three months. If you don't have the will but you know who does, you can ask the court to compel that individual to file the will and begin the probate process.