Probate Services

Whether you need an attorney to assist you in probate estate administration or you are ready to create an estate plan that will provide for your family’s future, Skip Potter can help. Serving northwest Ohio for over 30 years, Skip Potter is familiar with the county probate courts and has the experience to provide you with competent and compassionate legal support.

 Estate Planning

Some people mistakenly believe that estate planning is nothing more than writing a will. In fact, it is a much more comprehensive process that is often difficult to navigate without the help of an experienced estate planning attorney.  Skip Potter knows that, because no two lives are exactly the same, no two estate plans are either. Each person and family has unique characteristics, concerns and goals when it comes to wills and trusts.

The work of a skilled attorney, like Skip Potter, is to draw those differences out in the initial stages, to help clients identify and articulate goals and to fully consider the appropriate options for achieving them. Call Skip Potter today, and learn how to develop a personalized estate plan that will minimize the cost associated with the probate process and protect your family. 


The loss of a loved one can be one of the most difficult and emotional times in your life. It can become even more stressful when you are named the executor of the will and are responsible for the complexities of settling a loved one’s estate. The process can be complex, confusing and sometimes costly without the help of a trusted probate attorney.

The Skip Potter can provide a variety of probate and estate administration services for our clients. Skip Potter can initiate probate proceedings, advise administrators, notify creditors, distribute assets, deal with recovery claims and the litigation of adverse claims involving executors, administrators, trustees and other fiduciaries as well. The Skip Potter supports clients throughout northwest Ohio, including Bowling Green, Findlay, Perrysburg, Freemont, Waterville and Maumee. If you have questions, or would like to schedule a consultation, call today.


Over Thirty Years of Experience

With over 30 years of experience, Skip Potter is capable of handling estates of many sizes and can offer comprehensive legal services that cover both basic and sophisticated needs with equal attention. Trust the experience and commitment of Skip Potter when it comes to any of the below estate planning and probate services.


  • Wills
  • Revocable and Irrevocable trusts
  • Living wills
  • Durable powers of attorney for healthcare and finance
  • Guardianships
  • Estate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation



Helpful Links

Probate involves the admission of the decedent’s will to the appropriate probate court. The will and the estate will be handled in the county in which the decedent resided. For you convenience, below is a list of local county probate courts.


Wood County Ohio Probate Court

Hancock County Ohio Probate Court

Lucas County Ohio Probate Court

Henry County Ohio Probate Court