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Simplifying The Complex Probate And Estate Planning Processes

A lot of people are intimidated by the probate and estate planning processes. This area of law involves complex regulations and laws that people do not experience every day, and the process can be intimidating. Because of this, many people avoid estate planning. If you are facing probate administration for a loved one's estate, or are considering establishing an estate plan, it is important to work with a Huntsville estate administration attorney. Especially if you have children and do not have a will, it is important to get these matters in order to make sure your children receive what they need.

At McCartha Law Firm, LLC, we can make the complex estate planning and probate matters simple for you and help you through the process.

We represent North Alabama clients in probate and estate administration matters. Jason McCartha is an experienced estate planning lawyer, and Jennifer McCartha serves as in-house CPA for the firm. Together, we are able to provide sophisticated counsel regarding the legal, financial and tax implications of your various estate planning and probate options in a small-firm, family atmosphere. We are here to help you.


In Alabama, when someone dies with or without a valid will, the estate will generally go to probate automatically. This is a complicated process, involving an array of laws and regulations. At McCartha Law Firm, LLC, we have substantial experience in probate representation. We represent executors and personal representatives through all aspects of probate, from the simplest to the most complex estates.

We also handle probate matters that include:

  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Name changes
  • Adoptions
  • Commitments

Avoiding Probate

As stated, most estates go to probate automatically. However, there are some things you can do ahead of time with your estate plan to avoid probate. We help our clients establish living trusts, contracts, accounts and deeds that can help assets within an estate to avoid probate.

We make the complicated estate planning matters simple for our clients. We can help you establish a comprehensive estate plan that will help your estate avoid probate and meet your estate planning objectives. In addition to our more complex trusts and other probate-avoiding techniques, we offer a basic estate planning package with all of the essential documents:

  • Will
  • Durable power of attorney
  • Health care power of attorney
  • Living will and health care directive

Contact An Attorney For Wills In Madison

To schedule a consultation with McCartha Law Firm, LLC, call us at 256-270-4233 or contact us online.

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McCartha Law Firm, LLC

Huntsville Office
100 Jefferson St. S., Suite 200
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-270-4233
Fax: 256-270-0782
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