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Wills and Estate Planning

If you are like most people, you don't like the thought of dealing with your own death, however providing for the futureBaldwin County Probate Attorney needs of your family should take a high priority in your life. You want the best for them, and by planning ahead you can gain peace of mind — knowing that their needs have been addressed.

The Law Office of John W. Cowling can provide assistance to you preparing your will and carrying its directions by opening your estate for your beneficiaries after your death. We help our clients plan for the future and prepare the documents and other planning tools that can help them achieve their goals and provide for their loved ones in their time of loss.

We provide advice, services and representation in estate law matters including:

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianships and conservatorships
  • Probate administration
  • Estate litigation — contested wills, probate litigation and trust litigation


Contact us to schedule a consultation about your estate law matter.


The Estate Planning Process

Before drafting your will, Mr. Cowling will have an in-depth conversation with you. He will learn about your financial situation, your family, your values and your hopes for the future. Then he will draft your last will and testament to help you make sure your family is provided for and protected.

As your life changes, we can update your estate documents and provide additional services as needed. A marriage, divorce, the arrival of a child — these and other events can cause you to reassess your goals. For a reasonable and affordable fee, we can amend a will or other documents to meet your needs.

Efficient Probate Administration Services

Many people have a misconception or even a fear of the probate administration process. However, usually the process wraps-up the affairs of an estate with minimal complications. Planning in advance and having the proper documents in place makes the process easier on your loved ones.

The Law Office of John W. Cowling provides a complete range of cost-effective probate services.

We can handle all aspects of the probate administration process to assist the executor in carrying out the terms of your will. We can identify estate assets and debts, resolve any problems regarding title to specific assets, and file all necessary documents in court.

Our goal in your case will be to resolve all outstanding estate matters as quickly and efficiently as possible.