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North CarolinaEstate and Probate Law Lawyers in Durham County, North Carolina

Attorneys that focus on estate and probate law in Durham County, North Carolina 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.

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Kevin Huston

Kevin Huston
Huston Law Firm, PLLC
116 Plano Drive
Durham, NC 27703
Licensed for 16 years, Kevin Huston is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer... read more >

Larry H Rocamora

Larry H Rocamora
McPherson, Rocamora, Nicholson & Nordgren, PLLC
3211 Shannon Rd Ste 620
Durham, NC 27707
Licensed for 33 years, Larry H Rocamora is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Michael C Sholtz

Michael C Sholtz
Duke University
614 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Licensed for 26 years, Michael C Sholtz is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Indiana University Maurer Scho... read more >

Gwendolyn C Brooks

Gwendolyn C Brooks
P. O. Box 51579
Durham, NC
Licensed for 22 years, Gwendolyn C Brooks is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Duke Law School... read more >

Timothy A Nordgren

Timothy A Nordgren
1005 Slater Rd Ste 200
Durham, NC 27703
Licensed for 23 years, Timothy A Nordgren is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of North Carolina... read more >

Anthony D Nicholson

Anthony D Nicholson
McPherson, Rocamora, Nicholson, Wilson & Hinkle
3211 Shannon Rd Ste 620
Durham, NC 27707
Licensed for 23 years, Anthony D Nicholson is a Criminal Defense and Elder Law lawyer who attended University of North Carolina School of L... read more >

Edwin J Walker Jr

Edwin J Walker Jr
Walker Lambe, PLLC
PO Box 51549
Durham, NC 27707
Licensed for 52 years, Edwin J Walker Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Tax Law lawyer who attended University of North Carolina School of... read more >

David Brantley Boyett

David Brantley Boyett
334 Blackwell St Ste 320
Durham, NC 27701
Licensed for 14 years, David Brantley Boyett is a Estate and Probate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas Sc... read more >
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Estate and Probate Law Specialty Areas

Estate Planning Certification

National Association of Estate Planners and Councils - NAEPC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as estate planning law specialists.



Board Certified in Estate Planning

Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate in North Carolina - Estate Planning and Probate was first proposed as a potential specialty area to the North Carolina Bar in 1982.


The North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization designated estate planning and probate law as a field of law for certification of specialists under the Plan of Legal Specialization.


State Bar Rules, Ch. 1, Subch. D, .2302, defines the specialty of estate planning and probate law as the "practice of law dealing with planning for conservation and disposition of estates, including consideration of federal and state tax consequences; preparation of legal instruments to effectuate estate plans; and probate of wills and administration of estates, including federal and state tax matters."


Nonprofit Legal Associations

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

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.


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