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How do attorneys charge for legal services rendered in connection with probate and estate administration?

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How do attorneys charge for legal services rendered in connection with probate and estate administration?

Question: How do attorneys charge for legal services rendered in connection with probate and estate administration?

Answer: Many attorneys charge on an hourly basis for probate administration however the attorney’s fees need to be approved by the probate court and most probate courts have fee guidelines in place that if the attorneys hourly rates are in excess of the fee guidelines then the probate court typically requires the attorneys to justify why those fees are reasonable since they exceed the fee guidelines.


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