How much does a probate lawyer charge?

Answer The cost of probate varies by state; however, depending on statutory regulations, probate lawyers may charge anywhere from 2 to 7 percent of the total worth of the estate. They may also charge an h... Read More »

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What is a probate lawyer?

The law profession is specialized in this day and age. There are very few attorneys that engage in a general legal practice. One segment of the legal profession is that made up of probate attorneys... Read More »

How to Avoid Probate Without a Lawyer?

The court costs associated with probating an estate have become sky high and when you add attorney's fees on top, it's no wonder so many people are finding other ways to handle their affairs. With ... Read More »

What is the percentage a lawyer gets for probate proceedings?

The percentage a lawyer gets for probate proceedings is determined by state law and the size of the estate. The range is 1 percent to 4 percent of the value of the estate.References:Probate Lawyer ... Read More »

Can Executors of an Estate Charge a Monthly Fee Until Probate Is Finished?

Whether an executor of an estate can charge a monthly fee until probate is finished depends on the state where the probate is filed and the type of estate executor. Each state has their own statute... Read More »