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BSS Law, LLC
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
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Duane D.
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Bradley is a great criminal defense attorney. I'd recommend him to anyone with a criminal or traffic matter.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Ronna R.
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I am still working with Ms. McKinley but so far I have only positive feedback about working with her. She communicates back via email or phone call, she is responsive to suggestions, she doesn’t sugar coat and she will work with you. When working with attorneys, the hardest part is getting them to call you back. She at least notifies you if she is delayed or needs to get back to you, instead of leaving you wondering what is next. I am using her as my divorce attorney. I wouldn’t want any of my friends or family to go through divorce, but if so I would certainly recommend Ms. McKinley.

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Law Office of Eric Hawkins
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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Shantell T.
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Mr. Hawkins has been a pleasure to work with. We are currently working together. Mr. Hawkins is always available to answer my questions and advise me.

Morisi Associates, PLLC
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Carol K.
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Still on-going!! Waiting for draft of Will and other legal documents. So far, I'm very happy with this law firm.

Jay Lazrus
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Miriam D.
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Jay Lazrus was exceptionally knowledgeable and steered me away from more expensive choices, which is a rarity among lawyers. Highly recommend him!

Law Offices of Rick Todd
4.4
from 16 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Randolph L.
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I had a very Positive and friendly experience with Attorney Rick Todd. He fulfilled my legal needs in an expeditious, thorough and professional manner . I would ( and do ) recommend him without hesitation . He did a Great Job ! R. Loftus

  • 5 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
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Very professional, Very easy to work and very knowledgeable. Even before I hire him, he was very responsive to questions and options. Other law firms and attorneys insisted on a face to face meeting prior to hiring. Anthony was okay with allowing multiple questions before engaging into a contract. His estimate for fees were not only good but were not as high as expected and I got a refund. I highly recommend! He saved me at least $2000 in unnecessary legal fees.

Van Wormer Law, LLC
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Huseyin C.
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I had an issue with my company when I was working in Virginia. Before I found Rachel, I had an interview with several attorneys and this issue could not be solved they said. But when I spoke with Rachel on the phone she listened to me very carefully and she completely understood my issue. After our first conversation we agreed to work together without even meeting face to face. The case was successfully solved within a few months with her effort. I highly recommend her and her company.

S.W. Carter, LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
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Mr. Carter is very patient and helpful he assisted me in everything I needed to complete my Bankruptcy. I would get him to assist me in any future attorney situations.

Royal Law Firm PLLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Pam P.
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Priya is an outstanding young lawyer. We hired her on couple of different occasions. The first time for doing our Will and more recently for a Breach of Contract lawsuit. Priya has done an outstanding job in getting our complicated Wills in order. Our Breach of Contract lawsuit is still in motion and we expect it to be resolved to our satisfaction soon.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kristy N.
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Mr Todd gave me a really good and reasonable price. He was very professional, willing to answer any question, explain everything and make sure you got what you need. I would recommend him to anyone who needs legal help from him. Thanks Mr Todd!

McDevitt Law Office
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Paige H.
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The biggest compliment I can give is that Lisa took the stress out of processing my divorce. Her professionalism, organizational skills and experience all worked to together to make a difficult life transition easier than I ever anticipated. Lisa was supportive, understanding, patient and most of all a rock to rely on as she navigated me through the legal system. I'm so thankful I found her and would welcome working with her again.

Meridian Law, LLC
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Latrici W.
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My experience working with Mr. Stein was outstanding. Mr. Stein was very professional but also personable. My experience was not stressful as I expected it to be. Mr. Stein explained each step of my legal case, he answered all my questions clearly. Mr. Stein exceeded my expectations and I would recommend him to anyone.

Adams Law Office, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 15 years in business
Regina S.
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If you are looking for someone to prepare a will or a trust for you, I highly recommend the Adams Law Office, LLC, located in Bowie, Maryland. The law firm has an outstanding website that explains in detail what you can expect from them. The attorneys and their administrative staff are professional, courteous, helpful, punctual, and organized. Ericca Pearson, attorney at law, specializing in estate planning, is also very knowledgeable, listens to your concerns, and answers all of your questions. My husband and I were very pleased with the excellent service that we received from the Adams Law Office, LLC.

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We practice family, estate, personal injury, and criminal law. Whatever area you need our help in, we will work for you to the best of our abilities. We pride ourselves on our belief that families matter, and we strive to provide the best and most competent legal services because we understand that the right legal representation can make or break your future. Irving & Irving only practices law in the state of Virginia. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Solutions, PLLC
3.0
from 2 reviews
    Ms. B.
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    Robert was very helpful, and professional. He was very attentive to my case, and I got everything I wanted. He did an awesome job. Very thankful I had him as my attorney.

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    Arlington Legal, PLLC, is dedicated to assisting you with all your needs regarding wills, trusts and estates in Virginia. Whether you need help navigating the confusing area of estate planning, need help with probate and administering an estate, or are having problems with a fiduciary or want to contest a will, we can help! We provide assistance with all aspects of estate planning, including the drafting of wills and trusts tailored to client's specific needs and circumstances. We can provide advice regarding how to minimize or even avoid estate and inheritance taxes, how to best title assets, including real estate, and how to ensure that your estate is disposed of according to your wishes. We also have extensive experience in "life planning" and handling issues relating to incapacity, including preparing powers of attorney and advance medical directives, including medical powers of attorney and living wills. We are also familiar with the probate process, frequently act as fiduciaries, and provide legal assistance to other fiduciaries in administering trusts and estates. From simple estates that don't need to be probated to complicated estates with a wide range of assets, we can provide you with the guidance you need, or even handle it for you.

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    MVP Law Group is a multi-faceted law firm that represents businesses large and small, entrepreneurs and individuals within the US and throughout the world in the areas of immigration and nationality law. MVP Law Group also represents clients in the state of MD in the areas of estate planning, collaborative law, contract law, business planning, business compliance, and business law while constantly expanding into new areas of practice to meet the needs of existing clients and to attract new clients. MVP Law Group is your legal edge as it prides itself on its superior client service, technical expertise, high-quality work, and experience. To learn more about MVP Law Group, check out the website.

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    I am an attorney with 20 years of experience in private practice. I appear before the courts in Prince George's, Anne Arundel, Montgomery, Howard and Carroll counties. My practice is concentrated in the areas of probate, estates, wills, real estate, business formation and general business legal matters. I am directly involved with my clients and handle all matters personally.

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    I am an attorney licensed in Maryland, DC and VA since 1972. I am currently focusing my practice on preparation of wills and trusts, as well as probate of estates. However, I can assist with personal injury and contract matters, as well as I have represented clients in court in all three jurisdictions. Obtaining a fair and just result for my client is my main goal.

    JD James & Associates, P.C.
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Dale J.
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      Review of Contracts Documents - Teaming Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Sub Contracting and Federal Contracts. He responds quickly and works with great attorneys to make sure all concerns are handled quickly efficiently and conscientiously. From the outset he provides a lot of knowledge about the law and its intersection with business.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What kind of lawyer does wills?

      No one likes talking about death, but it’s better than leaving your children or siblings to sort out your estate. A clearly planned will can make the time of mourning easier for everyone. An estate attorney will develop a legal will, create trusts on your behalf, and ensure the proper execution of your estate after you pass away.  

      Family attorneys and estate attorneys, also called probate and wills attorneys, can each prepare wills. The type of lawyer best suited to prepare your will depends on your situation. Most family attorneys provide services to prepare basic wills, including bequeathing property and personal items to family or naming a guardian for minor children. However, estate attorneys specialize in preparing wills in more complex situations. Consider hiring an estate attorney if you:

      • Have a large number of assets, especially those subject to estate taxes
      • Want to create a trust, such as allowing a spouse to live in your home until he or she dies and then leaving it to your children, or set up long-term care for a beneficiary
      • Have an ownership stake in a business
      • Expect someone to contest your will
      • Want to disinherit your spouse

      How much does it cost to have a living will?

      Either a family attorney or an estate, or wills, attorney can help you prepare a living will, either as part of your general estate planning or as an individual document. The cost typically ranges from $250 to $500, depending on your attorney’s fees; some charge by the hour, while others have a flat rate for writing a living will. Some states require living wills to be notarized, which adds an average of $5 to $15. In a living will — also called an advanced healthcare directive — you specify whether you want to be kept on life support if you become terminally ill or lapse into a persistent vegetative state. You can also answer other important questions in a living will like your preferences for tube feeding, artificial hydration and pain medication in situations when you cannot communicate your wishes on your own.

      How do you find a good lawyer for wills?

      Estate planning is an important part of financial planning, so it’s important to find the right attorney to prepare your will. Although most family attorneys can put together a basic will, you may want one who specializes in wills and estate planning, especially if you have a lot of assets or a dependent to take care of. You may need an attorney who has expertise in planning and executing trusts and a background in taxes. Ask how the attorney charges; some charge by the hour, others have a set fee for writing wills, and some charge a percentage of the total value of the estate. Make a list of several potential wills attorneys to interview. Make sure you make a strong personal connection with your attorney — you need to be comfortable telling him or her personal, confidential information about your life, and you need to feel that the attorney is committed to solving any problems that may arise while writing your will. Also find out how long the attorney has practiced estate law and whether he or she has handled wills similar to yours.

      How much should an estate plan cost?

      The cost of an estate plan depends largely on the number of parts it includes and the complexity of the documents. The most basic estate plan is simply a will, but it may also include designating power of attorney or a health care proxy to another person, writing a living will, or making a HIPAA authorization. The average national cost to make an estate plan ranges from $350 to $900, but can cost much more in complicated situations. For example, an estate attorney may charge only $900 to prepare a basic will providing outright distribution — meaning that property and assets are distributed upon death. Writing a more complicated will and holding assets in trusts can cost $3,000, or more. The process of creating an estate plan generally takes two to four weeks, starting with the initial consultation with the wills attorney to identify areas of concern in order to design an estate plan that fits your goals and budget. Once an estate plan is written, the attorney meets with the clients, a notary, and two neutral witnesses to review and sign the plan and associated documents.