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Office Location

The Porter Law Group, P.C. has offices conveniently located in the historic Rossen Building on the north side of the Jackson County Courthouse Square in Scottsboro, Alabama.We serve local clients in the
northeastern corner of Alabama, including Scottsboro, Fort Payne, Guntersville and Huntsville, as well as in Jackson, Madison, DeKalb and Marshall counties. We are also licensed in Tennessee and serve Chattanooga, and Winchester, as well as Warren, Hamilton and Marion counties. Drew Porter additionally serves clients in Hawaii and Guam. 

Experienced Alabama Trust and Estate Attorneys Protect Your Loved Ones and Preserve Your Assets

With 40 years of experience, the attorneys at The Porter Law Group possess in depth knowledge about all aspects of Trusts and Estate issues, including:

  • Estate planning 
  • Estate tax issues
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship or Conservatorship
  • Living Wills
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and Will disputes
  • Living Trusts
  • Will drafting and execution


The experienced attorneys at The Porter Law Group can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. They will thoroughly analyze your estate and develop strategies for   the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, supporting personal philanthropic causes, and protecting your loved ones.

Trust document

Your special needs or disabled loved ones will need a Special Needs Trust. Our attorneys can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts, if beneficial to your estate.


The attorneys at The Porter Law Group apply their extensive knowledge about the Alabama probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. They will assist executors in all steps of the process, including:

  • Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the Will with the Alabama Probate Court
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Valuating the estate
  • Managing and liquidating assets as appropriate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts when necessary


When disputes occur between beneficiaries, we strive to successfully represent your interests. We  have the extensive knowledge needed to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. As skilled mediators and litigators, we can negotiate between beneficiaries in order to preserve relationships or diligently pursue your rights in court when necessary. Click here to review our Probate Litigation services. 

Contact the meticulous estate planning lawyers at The Porter Law Group, P.C.
Call The Porter Law Group at 256-574-5156 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation in our offices on the courthouse square in Scottsboro, Alabama, by phone or video conference.