Top Washington Wills Lawyers - District Of Columbia

RISM LLC has invested nearly two decades in developing a wide range of expertise in acquiring and managing real estate and small businesses.  Our company has developed several real estate projects in the Midwest and the Metro DC area. We are well suited for serving the small- to mid-range investor.  We have been involved with developing single family homes, small to mid-sized...

Founded in 1972, Lippman, Semsker & Salb, LLC, continues a long tradition of excellence. The firm offers civil litigation services focusing on meeting the needs that people face most frequently, especially employment law; wills, trusts & estates; and family law matters. We also have a well-developed practice serving gay and lesbian families.  We take pride in our philosophy of...

The Eleff Law Group provides legal services to individuals and businesses who have needs in the areas of estate and succession planning, and probate and trust administration, as well as commercial real estate and commercial and business transactional matters. Susan Eleff, the firm’s lead attorney, has over 35 years of experience, and prides herself on delivering practical, cost-effective...

Kass Legal Group, PLLC is a general practice law firm. We have an extensive civil practice with an emphasis on residential and commercial real estate matters, particularly community associations such as Condominiums, Cooperatives and Homeowner Associations. Our attorneys are familiar with all phases and aspects of the Condominium and Cooperative field including the development and conversion of...

No matter your age or level of wealth, you want to ensure that you protect yourself and your assets for the future while creating a legacy for your loved ones. At Wills and Trusts, LLC, in Silver Spring, Maryland, we are fully prepared to help you with all your estate planning needs, and our law firm has become the trusted source for many across the Greater Washington, D.C., metro region,...

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