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Firm Overview Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC

Firm Overview

Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC

Are you looking for an experienced attorney for an estate or probate-related matter? Since 1988, Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC has offered individuals and families in Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland high-quality legal services, custom-tailored to their specific needs in planning for the future. The firm was first founded by Jean R. Galloway, mother of Jean Galloway Ball and a nationally renowned and respected specialist for the elderly.

The law firm of Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC, is the culmination of 20 years of conscientious dedication and developed practice in:

Both Jean Galloway Ball and attorney Loretta Morris Williams are certified elder law attorneys. Our lawyers are members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Academy of Special Needs Planners. We can help you address important issues such as life care and estate planning for you and your family, long-term care planning for elderly loved ones and special needs planning for disabled children and adults.

Whether you are just realizing the value of estate planning in creating a legacy to pass along to the next generation or you are planning for the lifetime care of an elderly or disabled loved one, our experienced attorneys can offer you straightforward answers, fact-based guidance and family-centered support.

Our attorneys can help you choose who will help you make your decisions as you age or if you become disabled. We will assist you with preparing medical and financial powers of attorney, living wills, and health care directives. For people who need it, we can assist in setting up a conservatorship or guardianship. No matter what your legal needs may be, we are determined to steer you in the right direction towards an effective end result.

Legal Representation in Estate Litigation

Sometimes the trust you have placed in a person has been violated, and you need someone to stand up for you. Our estate litigation practice deals with rectifying financial exploitation of seniors and disabled adults; the impeachment, reformation, and modification of wills and trusts; fiduciary litigation; and contested and uncontested guardianships.

Whether you are in search of knowledgeable guidance or experienced representation, the probate lawyers at Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC can help. Not only can we devise a plan of action that is in your best interests, but we can steer you in the direction towards peace of mind. With nearly five decades of combined experience practicing estate planning and probate, we have developed the knowledge and tools needed to properly assist our clients.

Contact a Fairfax County probate lawyer to discuss your concerns and long-term goals with our friendly legal team! If travel is difficult, we will visit you where you live.