Estate Planning & Administration

At Patrick, Harper & Dixon in Hickory, North Carolina, our estate attorneys can provide estate planning services like drafting basic estate plans and planning for complex estates involving tax issues, closely held businesses, and various forms of trusts. We can provide legal advice, guidance, and representation in all aspects of estate administration and probate, including preparing all court filings and transferring assets to heirs.

Our Estate Planning Services Include:

  • Drafting Wills and Trusts
    • Testamentary trusts
    • Tax planning trusts
    • Revocable and irrevocable living trusts
    • Irrevocable life insurance trusts
    • Charitable Remainder Trusts
    • Charitable Lead Trusts
    • Generation Skipping Trusts
  • Tax and estate planning
  • Drafting Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives
    • Durable Power of Attorney
    • Health Care Power of Attorney
    • Living Will
  • Drafting Family Limited Partnerships and LLC’s
  • Administering a decedent’s estate

Contact us to schedule your initial consultation with a dedicated probate attorney or estate planning lawyer today!

Attorneys In Our Firm Who Focus Their Practice In This Area:


Kimberly H. Whitley


Casey W. Pope


Molly Simpson Gross