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Hourly vs. Estate Percentage for Delaware County Probate Fees

Posted on Sat Nov 21, 2015, on Fees

From our “Ask a Question” Mailbag: Hourly vs. Estate Percentage for Delaware County Probate Fees

Most Recently Updated August 1, 2018.

“My dad died recently and his estate-planning attorney wants to charge us a percentage of the estate to act as the probate lawyer. I see that you charge hourly. Which is better?”

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Hourly vs. Estate Percentage for Delaware County Probate Fees

Hourly vs. Estate Percentage for Delaware County Probate Fees

I have found over the years that charging a percentage of the estate as the estate’s lawyer is seldom fair. Usually the percentage is disproportionate to the work done. I find that being paid hourly for actual work done is fair for everyone. Either way is legal and proper, I just feel more comfortable charging by the hour.

More Probate Questions?

Hourly vs. Estate Percentage for Delaware County Probate Fees is only part of the overall probate process. By all means, if you wish to learn more, please read my more detailed article, The Probate Process All You Need to Know.

In Conclusion: Hourly vs. Estate Percentage for Delaware County Probate Fees

I hope that this article was helpful in explaining hourly vs. estate percentage for Delaware County Probate Fees. Further, I included links to even more detailed information on my website. Therefore, please contact me and let me know how I did. Certainly, your comments and questions are welcome!

Let our Probate Lawyers help walk you through what can be a confusing process. To begin with, call to speak to one of our experienced Probate Attorneys.  By all means, our lawyers are ready to answer your questions. In fact, feel free to contact our office for a free consultation. Ultimately our goal is to make the process as painless as possible!

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