Attorneys that focus on estate and probate law in Cobb County, Georgia help clients resolve all facets of planning for the conservation and disposition of estates. Estate and probate lawyers must understand the state and federal tax burdens that apply to this area of the law. Estate and probate lawyers prepare the legal instruments to accomplish the estate plans including drafting and executing wills, administering formal and summary estates, including tax related matters. Attorneys also engage in probate litigation including will contests or will or trust construction suits in probate court.
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils - NAEPC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as estate planning law specialists.
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.
Lawyer Referral Service of the Cobb County Bar Association - The Cobb County Bar Association established a Lawyer Referral Service to help individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney in Marietta and the surrounding areas of Cobb County, GA. The service is located on the second floor of the Cobb County Superior Courthouse in Marietta, GA. It charges a non-refundable $35 consultation fee. In exchange for paying the fee, you are entitled to a 30 minute consultation with the attorney at no additional charge. The attorneys that participate in the Lawyer Referral Service are pre-screened for their experience in a particular practice area, good standing with the Georgia State Bar, and a variety of other factors.