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Brenton C. McWilliams

Hard-working, Knowledgable, Trustworthy.

Estate Planning

Estate planning is the development of a plan to manage your financial and healthcare decisions.

Elder Law

Elder law is the system of laws and rules which affect the lives of older individuals and their families.

Probate and Estate Administration

I help families through the legal process of transferring ownership of property following death.

Brenton C. McWilliams

Brenton C. McWilliams is an attorney serving clients in Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Foley. Mr. McWilliams also serves clients throughout Baldwin County, Mobile County and the rest of the State of Alabama. Prior to opening his firm in Orange Beach, Mr. McWilliams was a partner in one of Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s oldest law firms concentrating in real estate, estate planning, probate and business needs. Mr. McWilliams has previously served as the city attorney for a local municipality and was appointed as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama. Mr. McWilliams is admitted to practice law before all courts in the State of Alabama, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

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What Does It Mean to Probate a Will in Alabama?

In Alabama, the admission of a Last Will and Testament to probate is the process of proving and authenticating a will as the true will of the deceased person. The probate process is the lead up to the appointment of the personal representative or executor named in the will and the administration of the estate in probate court.

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What is a Small Estate Affidavit?

Some states allow for the transfer of a deceased person’s assets on receipt of a statutory affidavit with certain information about the deceased and the heirs of the deceased. However, that’s not the case in Alabama. Instead of a small estate affidavit, Alabama allows for distribution of small estates through an abbreviated estate process known as summary distribution.

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