Columbia Probate Attorney

Do you need a Columbia, Mississippi, probate attorney or a Marion County, Mississippi, estate lawyer?  Marion County is located in South Mississippi. It is bound on the north by Jefferson Davis County, on the east by Lamar County, on the southeast by Pearl River County, on the south by Washington Parish, Louisiana, on the west by Walthall County, and on the northwest by Lawrence County.

Marion County is named for American Revolutionary War guerilla leader Francis Marion. Its only city and county seat is Columbia, Mississippi.

Marion County is part of the 10th Chancery Court District, along with Forrest County, Lamar County, Pearl River County, and Perry County. Chancellors in the Tenth Judicial District are Chancery Court Judges Sebe  Dale, Jr., Johnny L. Williams, and James H.C. Thomas, Jr. The Chancery Clerk is:

Cass Barnes
250 Broad St, Suite 2
Columbia, MS 39429
Phone: 601-736-2691
Fax: 601-444-0206

Like other Mississippi counties, Marion County follows Mississippi Uniform Chancery Court Rule 6.1, which requires every fiduciary (such as an executor or administrator) to be represented by a Mississippi attorney unless such fiduciary is an attorney. Because the administration of Mississippi estates can be complex, involves fiduciary duties, and presents the potential for mismanagement and/or abuse, this rule serves the public benefit by ensuring that those acting on behalf of a Mississippi estate are represented by a Mississippi probate attorney who understands the probate procedures and rules. In order to effectively and efficiently guide you through a Mississippi probate proceeding, the estate attorney must have a good understanding of Mississippi probate and federal tax laws. If you need help with a probate matter, contact a Mississippi attorney that is experienced in probate and estate administration to ensure that the most effective administration of the estate.

Our firm serves clients throughout Marion County.

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