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  • ALTA Best Practices Certified Attorneys
    Decatur, Alabama

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Real Estate & Probate Lawyers

At McBride Richardson, PC, we are a focused law firm, practicing real estate and probate law. Calvin McBride was raised in Decatur and has been in the practice of law in Decatur since 1981. He knows the area, he knows the people, and he knows real estate law and the probate court. Calvin McBride has handled thousands of real estate closings throughout northern Alabama, including Morgan, Cullman, Madison, Lawrence, and Limestone Counties over the years, handling over 1,000 real estate transactions per year. Christy Richardson was born and raised in Morgan County. She started her career in the legal field as a legal secretary and, while working full time, completed college and law school. Her life experiences gives her a unique perspective.

Our law firm is committed to highly principled legal services and to complete integrity in everything we do. We maintain excellent working relationships with lenders, title insurance companies, real estate agents, and all related service providers. We base our practice on completing smooth transactions that work for everyone. Our role is that of a guide, helping people through the legal steps necessary to accomplish their goals. We also maintain an excellent relationship with other attorneys in our area; therefore, if our firm is unable to assist you, we can refer you to another competent attorney who will be able to assist you.

Contact us today for experienced help resolving your legal concerns.

Pro-Active Problem Solving, Attention to Detail

Our firm has a reputation for being meticulous, detail oriented, and proactive, identifying problems and solving them, in most cases, without the need to postpone a closing, and has been names as an ALTA Best Practices Certified Attorney. We do not shy away from taking on complex and problematic real estate closings and handle them smoothly and skillfully, making sure all details are properly attended to.

We rely on our highly qualified, experienced, and friendly staff to help us prepare the necessary paper work and documentation, and to help us give each case the personal attention it deserves. Calvin McBride also owns and operates Title & Closing Services of North Alabama, L.L.C., which he organized to better serve the needs of his closing clients. Title & Closing Services of North Alabama, L.L.C. most often serves our clients as an IRC Section 1031 Qualified Intermediary for the exchange or deferred exchange of properties for tax purposes.

The firm also advises and counsels small businesses regarding their organization and structure in order to prevent future legal problems before they arise, we also handle uncontested adoptions, and we handle all uncontested estate matters. We do NOT, however, take on any contested matters in which the parties are in an adversarial posture.

In their lives and in their law practices, Calvin McBride and Christy Richardson are committed to living according to Christian principles (Col. 3:23). In working with them, you can expect fair, straightforward, and ethical representation, as well as the benefit of their many years of experience, expertise, and meticulous attention to detail.

Contact Our Real Estate Closing Attorneys

If you are considering buying or selling a property, or if you are dealing with an Estate matter in which real estate is involved, we invite you to contact us today. We can help.


From our offices in Decatur, Alabama, we represent clients in Morgan, Madison, Cullman, Lawrence, and Limestone Counties, including the communities of Decatur, Huntsville, Madison, Hartselle, Cullman, and Athens.

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