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Exceptional Legal Representation

Quality legal representation is key to navigating the often confusing legal system, especially when crafting and implementing vital legal documents such as wills. With over 40 years of experience, Baker Law Firm PLLC of Wilmington, NC, is ready to help you and your family.

Wills, Estate Administration,  North Carolina Estate Administration,  Estate Controversies/Probate Litigation,
Financial Fraud,  Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Wills

Ask yourself, "Why don’t I have a will?". We all know everyone should have a will. But, it is one of those things we put off because death is difficult to think about, much less talk about.

Attorney Mitch Baker, a Wilmington, North Carolina, will attorney, will help you consider other documents that you may need including the following:

Last will and testament
  • Health Care Power of Attorney which gives a trusted person permission to make decisions about your health care and medical treatment should you not be able incapacitated.
  • Durable or General Power of Attorney which names a trusted person to pay bills and handle business or property transactions for you if you are unable to take care of these matters yourself;
  • Living Will which lays out your health care choices in the event you are unable to make those decisions in the future.

Estate Administration

Handling the administration of an estate can be time-consuming, confusing and emotional. The loss of a loved one is difficult enough without the worry and responsibility of probate / estate administration. Many of you will not want to deal with estate issues during your time of grief.

You may be unsure of your rights and have no idea where to start. Attorney Mitch Baker, a Wilmington estate administration attorney can assist you though this trying time. We represent executors and beneficiaries of estates in southeastern North Carolina. We invite you to contact Baker Law Firm for a free initial, no-obligation consultation.

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North Carolina Estate Administration

As a North Carolina probate lawyer, Attorney Mitch Baker can assist you in handling the duties of estate administration / probate of an estate including the following:

  • Distribution of Estate Assets According to The Will or State Laws
  • Final Accounting
  • Notification of Heirs and Beneficiaries of the Estate
  • Paying Estate Debts and Handling Estate Tax Matters
  • Taking an Inventory of the Estate

Baker Law Firm can handle the administration of an estate whether or not the decedent died with a will or without a will (intestate.)

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Estate Controversies/Probate Litigation

Unfortunately, at times there are disagreements during probate and estate administration. Baker Law Firm can represent heirs or beneficiaries when there are disputes concerning estate mismanagement, unclear and/or questionable changes to a will, claims against the estate, as well as other disagreements.

We encourage you to contact us to learn how we can help you during this difficult time. Please call us at 910-762-3000 for a free, initial consultation.

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Financial Fraud

The dedicated legal team at Baker Law Firm can help you through your financial fraud case. When you’ve been the victim of a scam, identity theft, or other unlawful use of your hard-earned money, our lawyers find all the evidence to get justice in the case. There are also investment strategies that aren’t suitable for your current income, job status, or time period of your life.

When the wrong people know this, they can talk you into something that is too overwhelming and set you back financially. We will advise you on smart investments to you keep your money and have the funds you need to enjoy your free time. Finally, we recover your losses whenever possible, whether than means repaying you the money that was taken, recovering stolen belongings, or replacing items you have lost. We specialize in protecting and restoring retirement accounts, so if you need help with financial fraud, give us a call.

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Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident, you want an experienced attorney with knowledge in the field of personal injury who will treat your case with the importance it deserves. That is exactly what you will find at Baker Law Firm. We believe the selection of a personal injury lawyer is just as important as selecting a doctor. We have an excellent reputation and we will handle your case in a highly professional manner. We are absolutely committed to getting you fair and reasonable compensation. Please contact us for more information about how we can help you or your loved one.

Although many personal injury cases settle before trial, there are also cases that must be tried before a jury. Whether your personal injury case can be settled before trial or whether we must go to court, you can be assured that Attorney Mitch Baker will give you and your case his full attention. Each case is different and unique and we understand your concerns and will keep you updated on a regular basis. We also use the latest technology to assure that our case is well presented.

We all hope that we never need the services of a personal injury attorney. You never know, however, when you may be in an accident through no fault of your own and need an experienced accident attorney. Our clients depend on Baker Law Firm to speak for them and give them experienced, personal representation.

Please contact us if we can assist you in your personal injury case.

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Wrongful Death

Wrongful death cases are emotionally difficult for the family, but if a negligent party caused the death of a loved one, you need the experience, dedication and compassion of the wrongful death attorneys at Baker Law Firm. We have over 40 years of experience handling wrongful death cases.

You may not be sure if you have a wrongful death case based on North Carolina law, but we are available to discuss your case with you. It is very difficult to place a value on a human life, but Attorney Mitch Baker has the experience necessary to evaluate your case and establish damages for the wrongful death of your loved one.

Many factors are used to establish damages, including but not limited to the age of the deceased, whether they were employed and whether they earned the primary income for their family.

At Baker Law Firm, we will support you and work hard to obtain the compensation the family deserves. For more information or to schedule a free consultation with an experienced wrongful death lawyer, please contact us.

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