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How much does a lawyer make for handling an estate. Is it determined by the amount of the estate. Is it advantages for the attorney to prolong this the finalization of the estate.. Thanks

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Can the estate pay a realtor's fee if you present a contract on a piece of Real Estate.

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If the will/trust states how much the attorney is to make, that controls.

If the will/trust is silent, then it falls under default NC laws. In NC the fee for estates in excess of $10,000 is $40.00 plus $4.00 for each $1,000 pierce of personal property (meaning not real estate) held by the estate. The fees cannot go higher than $6,000. In addition, North Carolina statutory law provides that the attorney’s fees must be reasonable and not exceed 5% of the estate. That 5% will offset any commission.

Yes, the estate normally would pay the realtor's fee in sale of a property.

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