NORTH ALABAMA CORPORATE AND ESTATE LAW
THE COLE LAW FIRM HANDLES A VARIETY OF LEGAL ISSUES, RANGING FROM BUSINESS LAW MATTERS AND ESTATES TO COMPLEX LITIGATION. THIS SITE FOCUSES ON THE FIRM'S CORPORATE AND PROBATE PRACTICES. FOR THE FIRM'S MAIN WEBSITE, PLEASE CLICK BELOW:
*ARE YOU STARTING A NEW BUSINESS?
*HAS A LOVED ONE RECENTLY PASSED AWAY AND YOU DO NOT KNOW WHETHER AN ESTATE NEEDS TO BE OPENED?
*ARE YOU A BENEFICIARY UNDER A WILL OR AN HEIR OF AN ESTATE WHO HAS CONCERNS ABOUT ACTIONS BEING TAKEN BY THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OR SIMPLY PROTECTING YOUR INTEREST IN THE ESTATE?
*ARE YOU PLANNING FOR YOUR FAMILY'S FUTURE?
*WHO WILL MAKE YOUR BUSINESS AND HEALTHCARE DECISIONS IF YOU CANNOT?
*DO YOU NEED A WILL?
*WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A LIVING WILL AND A HEALTH CARE PROXY?
*HOW DO YOU PASS ALONG YOUR FAMILY BUSINESS TO YOUR CHILDREN?
LET US PREPARE YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR BUSINESS FOR THE FUTURE.
OPENING A NEW BUSINESS OR MAKING CHANGES TO YOUR EXISTING BUSINESS CAN BE COMPLICATED AND CHALLENGING. OUR TEAM IS HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS AND BE WITH YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY, FROM HELPING TO CHOOSE THE BEST ENTITY TYPE TO ASSISTING YOU WITH THE LEGAL ISSUES THAT ARISE DAY TO DAY.
THE PROBATE PROCESS IN ALABAMA CAN OFTEN BE COMPLEX, TIME-CONSUMING, AND CONFUSING FOR ALL THOSE INVOLVED. WHETHER YOU ARE A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, AN HEIR OR BENEFICIARY, OR A CREDITOR OF AN ESTATE, OUR EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS ARE HERE TO GUIDE YOU THROUGH THIS PROCESS. FURTHER, WHEN ESTATE LITIGATION ISSUES ARISE, SUCH AS A WILL CONTEST OR AN OBJECTION TO THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE'S ACTIONS, WE WILL WORK TO ACHIEVE AN AMICABLE SOLUTION WHILE PROTECTING OUR CLIENTS' RIGHTS. NONETHELESS, WE WILL BE PREPARED TO PROTECT OUR CLIENTS' INTERESTS IN COURT IF A FAVORABLE OUTCOME CANNOT BE REACH BY NEGOTIATION. WHATEVER THE SITUATION, WE WILL WORK HARD TO ASSIST YOU THROUGH THIS TRYING TIME IN THE MOST EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE WAY POSSIBLE.
FROM SIMPLE WILLS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY, AND HEALTH CARE PROXIES TO FORMING AND MANAGING TRUSTS, THE COLE LAW FIRM LAWYERS ARE EXPERIENCED IN EVERY ASPECT OF ESTATE PLANNING AND ARE READY TO ASSIST YOU.
With twenty years of practice and many high profile successes, Carl Cole holds the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading lawyer rating association. For his full bio click here.
A native of Decatur, after clerking for three Circuit Judges, Russ Prickett joined the Cole Law Firm and has developed a reputation as a stellar advocate in both state and federal court, including wins in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. For his full bio click here.
Zach Starnes, entrusted by the Probate Court as the Morgan County General Administrator, has built a successful practice helping businesses, handling estates, and developing estate plans, with a focus on each client's specific goals that he uses to tailor his representation of each client. For his full bio click here.