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Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Do Estate Attorneys Charge?

When looking for an estate attorney it’s important to consider the costs they come with. Estate attorneys often charge a flat fee and with that will assist in crafting legally binding documents such as wills and power of attorney. However, much like other attorneys, estate planning attorneys can be employed on an hourly basis to help you maintain your estate as well as act on your behalf

What Does An Estate Attorney Do?

Estate attorneys, also known as estate planning attorneys, assist in the planning process and afterward through the process of probate court. Estate attorneys understand the state and federal laws that will affect your estate.Estate attorneys are licensed law professionals who understand how your estate will be handled after your death by way of inventory, value, disbursement, and taxes. While estate attorneys can walk you through the probate process, they also can help with other estate-related matters such as:Creating a willDesignating your beneficiariesEstablishing durable power of attorney and medical durable power of attorneyAssist in reducing estate tax when possibleAssist in finding best options for the probate court processSet up any trusts you may need to protect your assists

Do You Need a Business Lawyer?

The business lawyers at Frost Law are qualified to assist you with all your business needs. In addition to a team of skilled business attorneys, Frost Law provides a one-stop-shop for various services that you and your business might need. Frost Law isn’t just about planning for the worst, we help you manage your estate plan, unpaid taxes, and bankruptcies so that you can continue your day to day. Our business team can provide legal advice in a wide range of areas for small businesses, midsize enterprises, and large corporations in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

What Is The Difference Between a Corporate Lawyer and a Business Lawyer?

Focuses of a Business Lawyer:Writing business plans to present to potential investorsAssist in finding a logo and company name that is free of copyright or trademarkCreate partnership agreementsAssist in submitting required IRS forms and taxesAssist in federal entities filing complaints or investigating the businessLawsuits that your business may be involved inFocuses of a Corporate Lawyer:Assist in the incorporation of your businessEnsure both parties are compliant in business deals especially when dealing with international entitiesCheck on investor rights, acquisitions, and issues involving corporate structuresBusiness Lawyer vs. Corporate LawyerBoth of these professionals provide different and needed services. A significant difference between them though is that corporate lawyers tend to provide guidelines when purchasing and selling items. When it comes to corporate law, the decisions of a corporate lawyer can significantly affect the business it works under. Meanwhile, business lawyers will primarily assist in areas including employment and taxes.If you’re having trouble differentiating between a corporate lawyer and business lawyer still, you can understand a business lawyer sees the business as an activity, it involves the buying and selling of goods. Meanwhile, a corporate lawyer is concerned with the operations, activities, and validity of a corporation.

What Should I Consider When Hiring a Business Lawyer?

In the list below, we’ll provide you with some factors to consider when hiring a business lawyer. Credentials and specializations: You don’t always need to hire the best lawyer for filing simple paperwork. But for larger corporations, they may want to consider obtaining the sharpest business lawyers to negotiate on their behalf due to working with millions or billions of dollars. You can narrow your search for a business lawyer by searching specifically for lawyers who may specialize in an area of law that the issue falls under. Attorney Fees: When looking to hire a lawyer, you should understand how their fees are structured. This is typically a flat rate or hourly. You should also compare amongst several business lawyers. It can be helpful to set a budget for your lawyer as well as to not overspend. Research: You can find information on most reputable business lawyers on the internet. Research your candidates by visiting online sites or even their company’s page that lists them. Location: Depending on the size of your business, you may need to consider a business lawyer who practices law in your state or even internationally. As your business grows and changes, you will need to find a lawyer more suitable for your needs - but to start with, try to find a lawyer who specializes in your area. Firm/Resources: Your lawyer will be the most important asset, but you should also consider what other resources they bring to the table. When looking for a lawyer try to consider what other potential business partners, future clients, or other types of lawyers they may be able to introduce your business to. Reason for Hiring: You should always know the reason you’re hiring your lawyer for. If you plan out the reasons beforehand you can focus on those factors and find a specialized lawyer who will best fit your company’s needs. While a lawyer may not check all the boxes you’re looking for, it’s important to narrow down your options as much as you can so you can find the best fit for your business. 

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