Estate Planning and Real Estate

Estate Planning and Real Estate

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC can assist individuals, businesses and governmental bodies with real estate transactions, both residential and commercial. We can also help individuals with estate planning and business with succession planning. We will work closely with you to design a strategy to see that your assets are passed on in the manner that you wish.

Our lawyers will take the time to learn about you, your business, your family and your property. We will learn about your goals. By getting to know you, we will be able to design a customized plan for you

At the law firm of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC, we serve clients throughout the United States in matters arising in West Virginia. As experienced real estate lawyers, we are able to provide thorough real estate advice and counsel to buyers, sellers, and lenders. We are approved by national and local lenders and have professional relationships with closing agents statewide. Our real estate practice includes:

  • Residential real estate: including contract development and review, title searches, title insurance, and closing representation in Charleston and surrounding areas;
  • Commercial real estate: including title searches, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) searches, document analysis and preparation, and commercial closing representation as local West Virginia counsel ;
  • Bank owned or real estate owned (REO) property sales: including title searches, clearing titles, and facilitating sales on behalf of lenders with REO foreclosure properties in all 55 counties of West Virginia.

When it comes to estate planning, our team will analyze your personal situation. We will work closely with you to determine the tools that are most appropriate to meet your needs. Your estate plan may include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives, tax avoidance strategies and more. We can handle estate administration, probate and real estate transactions. Our team is here to help you through any related legal matter.

We can also work with owners of businesses of all sizes to develop a succession plan. Our lawyers will learn about your business and help you design a strategy to see that the future of your business goes according to your wishes.

Contact Estate Planning and Real Estate Attorneys


Charles R. “Chuck” Bailey

Marc J. Slotnick


Mark A. Kepple