Top Mount Washington, KY Wills Lawyers Near You

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    Goldberg Simpson, LLC

    Wills Lawyers | Prospect Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Prospect Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

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    O'Koon Hintermeister PLLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

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    Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

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    Pitt & Frank PSC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

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    Cordell & Cordell, P.C.

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

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    Scheynost Law Offices, P.S.C.

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

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    Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Fogle Keller Walker, PLLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt, PLLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Travis Herbert & Stempien PLLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Parrent & Oyler

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Cook & Watkins, PLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Elverson White LLC

    Wills Lawyers | Crestwood Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Crestwood Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Stites & Harbison PLLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Dentons Bingham Greenebaum

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Rolfes Henry Co., LPA

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Borders & Borders

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Borowitz & Goldsmith PLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Landrum & Shouse, LLP

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Middleton Reutlinger

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett PLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Attorney at Law

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

    Wills Lawyers | Louisville Office | Serving Mount Washington, KY

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Do I Really Need a Lawyer for My Will?

A will is a legal document that allows a person to decide how property and assets will be distributed after death. If a will does not exist, the state’s probate court disburses the person’s belongings according to intestacy laws.

What a Will Attorney Does

Although you can write a will without the benefit of legal counsel, the best course is to consult a Mount Washington wills attorney. The attorney can draft your will to ensure it is legal, that your wishes are honored, and anticipate contingencies that could prevent the will from being challenged.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney’s expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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