Probate Attorney - MeLinda Hawkins Taylor


Legal Education: Rutgers University, School of Law 

Business Degree: Accounting, Howard University       

Over 20 Yrs of  Probate & Legal Experience 

  • Expert In Probate Laws and Estate Proceedings ​

  • Former Deputy Attorney General for the State of NJ

  • Former Assistant Prosecutor

  • Former  U.S. Federal District Court for the District of NJ Attorney

  • Selected by Essex County Freeholders to represent county employees 

  • Hearing Officer for Essex County

  • Former Commissioner 

  • Worked for State Appellate and Federal Judges

Probate Legal Assistance

Expert experience in helping you to ensure that you are submitting the paperwork where it needs to go in a timely and accurate manner. I know what it takes to protect the best wishes of the deceased.

  • Protecting Your Assets: Wills, Trusts, Power of  Attorney


  • Speaker for Essex County Surrogates Office on Real Estate Assets Protection

  • Speaker for First-Time Home Buying Programs: La Casa De Don Pedro, a community development corp. promoting neighborhood revitalization.

  • Speaker, Weichert Realtors, New Real Estate (TRID) Law

Contact Us

Tel: 973-441-6700

Serving Essex, Passaic & Union Counties