Estate planning is about planning and protecting the people and things that matter to you most. Because no two families are the same, your estate planning documents need to be carefully crafted to meet your specific circumstances and your specific goals and wishes. We will start the process by helping you understand the different strategies for accomplishing your objectives, such as wills and trusts, the re-titling of assets, and lifetime gifts.
Once best-suited to your situation is identified, we will prepare and execute the documents necessary to put your estate plan in place, including:
Simple or complex wills, as well as codicils to amend existing wills
Trusts—living or testamentary, revocable and irrevocable, life insurance trusts, charitable remainder trusts
Powers of attorney
Probate and Trust Administration
Estates may be administered through a variety of processes, depending upon specific factors. Your loved one’s estate may be probated through:
We work with executors, administrators, personal representatives and heirs, helping you complete all the steps required to close the estate of a loved one through the probate courts. Our attorneys can prepare all the necessary paperwork throughout the process and will act as your advocate in any hearings or proceedings with the probate court.