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At Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, our dedicated Alabama estate planning attorneys are here to serve the unique needs of individuals and families in Mobile and Baldwin Counties. Whether you require straightforward estate planning, expert probate guidance, or intricate asset protection strategies, our team is ready to assist you.

Estate Planning in South Alabama

For those seeking a basic estate plan, we offer simple and effective solutions. Legal documents typically included in basic estate plans include a last will and testament, a durable power of attorney (POA), advanced directives (including a living will), and the designation of a healthcare surrogate. We understand that sometimes, a streamlined approach is all that’s needed to secure your future and provide peace of mind.

Parents of young children, we understand that venturing into estate planning may be a new experience. Our attorneys will take the time to address your questions and explain the available options. We are well-versed in issues like naming a guardian or establishing a trust for minor children, offering you sound advice and reassurance throughout the process.

Consult with an Alabama Attorney

Should you need guidance with estate planning, probate, trusts, or guardianship matters in Mobile and Baldwin Counties, contact our firm to discuss your concerns with an experienced Alabama lawyer. Your privacy and needs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

To schedule a consultation with an estate planning and probate lawyer in South Alabama, please call us our Mobile office at 251-432-5511 or our Fairhope office at 251-990-0079.

Comprehensive Estate Planning & Asset Protection

Our experienced Alabama estate planning lawyers can cater to more complex needs, offering comprehensive estate planning and asset protection services. We assist with special needs trust planning, irrevocable trust planning, life insurance planning, elder law planning, probate avoidance planning, business succession planning, and strategic tax planning. We often collaborate with accountants and financial advisors to create tailored solutions that align with your unique objectives. Whether you’re a business owner, licensed professional, or a high-net-worth individual, we provide sophisticated planning to safeguard your legacy.

Estate Planning & Tax Implications

A holistic estate plan should address potential tax implications. Our Alabama estate planning lawyers work closely with your accountant and financial advisor to implement tax avoidance strategies, aiming to preserve your assets for future generations.

Whatever your estate planning goals may be, we are here to assist you. Meeting with an Alabama estate planning lawyer at Hand Arendall Harrison Sale is your first step towards ensuring the well-being of you and your loved ones in the years ahead.

Probate Services in Alabama

We assist executors and personal representatives throughout the entire probate process, offering guidance from start to finish. During a time when emotions run high and individuals are adjusting to life without their loved one, our Alabama probate lawyers ensure a smooth process. Our services include:

  • Transfer of ownership of the decedent’s property
  • Determination of debts owed by the estate
  • Assessment of assets owned by the estate
  • Completion and filing of the necessary paperwork
  • Detailed accounting maintenance
  • Transfer of the decedent’s bank accounts
  • Assistance with Alabama ancillary estate administration

Additionally, we extend our probate services to estates located in Florida.

Probate Litigation

Losing a loved one is never easy. Engaging in litigation with family members under these circumstances can be even more challenging. At Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, we step up to represent your interests and protect your rights. Our Alabama estate and probate lawyers will meet with you, explain the law and the probate process, and work towards amicably resolving legal issues without further straining family relationships.

Trust Administration

Our attorneys are well-versed in trust administration and ensure compliance with specific rules. Our services include:

  • Identification of trust assets
  • Location and notification of trust beneficiaries
  • Management of trust assets
  • Maintenance of an accurate accounting of trust activities
  • Distribution of trust assets

We prioritize open communication to keep our clients informed throughout the trust administration process.

Trust Litigation

While our preference is to resolve disputes amicably, our Alabama attorneys are fully prepared to represent beneficiaries and trustees involved in disputes over the administration of revocable and irrevocable trusts. When necessary, we will take your case to the courtroom to safeguard your interests.

Creditor Services

Our firm offers probate assistance to creditors looking to collect outstanding debts from an estate when a deceased individual owes money. Creditor claims against the estate of a decedent are subject to strict requirements concerning how and when they are presented. We possess a deep understanding of Alabama law and will help you present a valid creditor claim to collect the funds you are owed after a debtor’s passing.

At Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, we are committed to serving your estate planning and probate needs in South Alabama. Contact us today to secure your future and protect your legacy.