Attorney Richard Burton

Practice Areas
+ Estate & Trust Planning
+ Probate Administration
+ Guardianship and Conservatorship
+ Asset Protection Planning
+ Business Succession Planning
+ Federal & State Tax Planning
+ Charitable Giving & Private Foundations



Richard concentrates in the areas of estates and wills, tax law, real estate law, and business and non-profit incorporation. He offers general to complex estate and retirement planning, estate administration, as well as, tax and business planning for individuals and businesses.

In addition to these areas of concentration, Richard also works with other lawyers handling matters such as divorce, family law, criminal law, personal injury cases, bankruptcy, etc.



New Parents, it's time to talk Estate Planning!

Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! Adding children to your life is an exciting time. It is also a time filled with so many important priorities for your children such as guaranteeing your child will be taken care of if something were to happen to you.

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Why Updating Your Estate Plan Could Be Your Best Income Tax Plan

As an estate planning and tax planning attorney, a common question that I am asked is, "How often should I have my attorney review my estate plan?" or "How has the law changed my estate plan?"

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Mid-Year Estate Planning Checklist

Over the course of a year our personal and our professional lives can change dramatically. Tax laws and regulations are also subject to change as new political administrations come into office.

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Richard G. Burton, Attorney at Law

Cell (205) 789-9894
Fax (205) 271-9696

1130 22nd Street South
Ridge Park, Suite 4000
Birmingham, AL 35205


Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
— Benjamin Franklin, 1789