Wills & Probate - Donlon Law Office
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Wills & Probate

Get One-On-One Help Navigating Probate And Estate Administration

After a loved one passes away, it is often up to the surviving family members to take care of his or her affairs. This may involve preparing detailed accountings of the estate, validating a will and transferring property in accordance with your loved one’s wishes.


Sorting through these legal complexities can be challenging. At Donlon Law Offices, we are here to guide you through all stages of the probate and estate administration process. Our team will work closely with you to take the right steps and resolve issues.


Probate and estate administration often involve real estate. Because we also have a robust real estate law practice, we are able to efficiently and thoroughly prepare deeds to transfer property in the estate context. We provide robust legal guidance to individuals in Steuben County and the surrounding counties of Steuben and Livingston.

Step-By-Step Guidance From Start To Finish

We handle all types of divorce and legal separation cases, including:

  • Divorce, both contested and uncontested
  • Property division, spousal support and other aspects of divorce
  • Child custody
  • Separation agreements


The probate process, like many legal proceedings, involves filing the correct paperwork and legal notices with the court – within the appropriate time frames. Drawing on decades of experience, our attorney and staff take a detailed approach to ensuring that nothing gets overlooked. You can count on us to fully address your questions and concerns. We will shoulder your worries, guiding you through the process from start to finish.


Based in Hornell, we serve clients throughout Steuben County as well as Allegany and Livingston Counties.