Planning for our future and dealing with the death of loved ones are some of life’s great tasks. I can help you through the process with a full range of legal services:
Estate Planning is important, no matter the size of your estate or value of your assets. By careful planning, you ensure that your assets will go to your intended beneficiaries. By laying out your wishes in advance, you prevent needless squabbling among your heirs and financial confusion after your death. You may also save money on taxes, court costs and attorneys fees. You can also avoid probate. In addition, you can protect yourself and your assets against your possible future mental or physical incapacity and the catastrophic costs of long-term medical and nursing care. I can help you leave a lasting, fulfilling legacy for your loved ones.
Common Estate Planning Tools:
- Revocable Living Trusts
- Durable Powers of Attorney
- Advance Directives for Health Care
- Appointment of Persons for Decisions Regarding your Remains
Other Estate Planning Tools:
- Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreements
- Special Needs Trusts
- Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs)
Administering Estates and Trusts:
Once a loved one has passed away, there is often a legal process necessary to distribute their assets to their heirs. I can assist you with this process, including:
Please contact this office to discuss your estate planning and estate administration needs.