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Mark Schaefer

Mark Schaefer

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Probate, Wills & Living Wills, Estate Planning, Guardianship

About Me

Thank you for visiting my AVVO page. I practice in   probate courts throughout Coastal Georgia from St. Mary's to Statesboro. I draft wills and trusts for people of all ages, but my practice focuses on the legal needs of retired persons and helping families navigate the probate court process.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Probate: 30%
    16 years
  2. Elder Law: 30%
    16 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    16 years
  4. Guardianship: 10%
    16 years
  5. Estate Planning: 10%
    16 years



Hourly ($150-200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

785 King George Blvd - Suite 208
Savannah, GA, 31419-8377



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199908/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
William B. Broker AwardSavannah Chatham Fair Housing Council2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Multi-Family Housing Loan Program ManagerGA Housing & Finance Authority1993 - 1997
Lecturer in Business & FinanceRichmond College - London, England1981 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greater Savannah Coalition On AgingMember2010 - Present
Savannah Estate Planning CouncilMember2009 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2005 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Out-of-State ExecutorProbate Complete
Ancillary ProbateAncillary Letters Testamentary Obtained

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Georgia State UniversityPersonal Financial PlanningMSc1995
Northeastern UniversityBusinessMBA1981
University of VirginiaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Generation OneAdvance Care Planning2015
Trusts 101Special Needs Trusts2012
Generation OneWhat is Elder Law?2011
Estate Planning BasicsEstate Planning2010