Q: On a probate case do I get a lawyer from the state I reside in or from the state the probate is in?
A: You should hire an attorney licensed in the state where the probate case is. Theoretically you could find an attorney near you who is also licensed in the state where the probate is. For example, I live and work in Tennessee and am also licensed in Arizona and California and three other states.
Phillip William Gunthert agrees with this answer
A: You would be advised to deal with an attorney in the State where the probate is located. Unless an attorney is licensed in multiple states it is best to deal with a person from that state because each state has their own rules and quirks as it relates to probate matters.
Barry W. Kaufman agrees with this answer
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