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Meridian Law, LLC
4.6
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Darnell N.
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Mr. Stein is amazing to work with. He is very knowledgeable and extremely understanding. Not only is he a great lawyer but also a great person in general. If anyone I know needs a bankruptcy lawyer I always recommend him hands down.

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BSS Law, LLC
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 34 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.

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

Jay Lazrus
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Vera M.
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I thought I was hiring an attorney, but he is a mediator. He tried to resolve the situation, but my DIL is uncooperative.

  • 5 years in business
  • 31 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.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 20 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.

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.

S.W. Carter, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 2 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.

Morisi Associates, PLLC
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 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.

CHANG LAW OFFICE, P.C.
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Youngbok K.
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My name is Young B. Kim. I am a semiconductor designer at Samsung Electronics. I was referred to Attorney Chang by a number of my colleagues at Samsung and from International SoC Design Conferences. Initially I contacted Attorney Change regarding my qualification under National Interest Waiver and get my green card via that route, but Attorney Chang recommended me to take the route of doing the First priority person of extraordinary ability. We submitted the EB1 petition with premium processing and it was approved exactly 7 days after the submission!!! I was so happy that I will be immigrating with my family to the US- The interview at US embassy at Korea was a breeze, took about 5 minutes. Even though Aaron carefully went over what I will be asked at the Embassy, I didn't get to do any of the explanations to the embassy officer. I will be moving to Portland, Oregon the new job in August!!! Highly recommend Attorney Chang for his expertise!!!"

  • 27 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gail S.
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Both of the Attorneys I worked with were very nice and helpful. I had used another attorney and all he did was take as much money as possible from my business. These guys saved me money and solved my issue.

John L. Nantz Attorney
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Maryanne O.
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    July 20, 2011 John Nantz has been my attorney for over 20 years. During that time, John has offered thoughtful and sound advice on a host of family issues, including the administration of my mother’s estate, and the matters related to my divorces. John is level headed, responsive to your questions and concerns, and is quick to follow through on unresolved matters. He also charges the most reasonable rates of any attorney I know!

    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.

      Grafton Firm, LLC
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 7 years in business
      Leah C.
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      Grafton Firm recently helped my husband and I through our Bankruptcy. As one would expect, filing bankruptcy can feel overwhelming, and scary. The Grafton Firm eased all of our fears and walked us through every step of the process. They were knowledgeable, and always there when we needed a questioned answered, or just to talk it all out. We highly recommended them to anyone looking for a qualified and caring group of attorneys.

      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      About

      My services include revocable living trusts, wills, power of attorney, premarital agreements, guardianships and adoptions. I focus on personal service and provide value to the client. Every client receives a product tailored to their personal situation. I help you with the details of your estate plan. Do you know who is listed as the beneficiary to your retirement plan assets and life insurance policy?

      • 9 years in business
      Ken P.
      Verified review

      Mr Rice was very professional and kept me calm throughout the entire ordeal. In the end, everything happened just as he said it would.

      About

      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.

      About

      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.

      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      About

      I am a general practice attorney. My areas of practice include the following: * auto accidents * bankruptcy * business contracts * civil litigation * divorce and family law * wills and estate planing * workers' compensation

      About

      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.

      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 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 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 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.

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