Estate Planning

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What will happen to your assets when you pass away? Who will take care of your children? Who will make important decisions for you if you become incapacitated? Estate planning addresses these important questions and many more. Through proper estate planning, you can provide support for your family, avoid probate, avoid or minimize taxes, protect a business, preserve a family cabin, provide for a charity, and minimize family conflict through a clear, legally proper expression of your wishes. Without an estate plan in place, the court system and the government will determine what happens to your assets and your children. With proper estate planning, you remain in control instead of the government. Our estate planning process is simple. First, we take the time to understand your goals. Next, we help you understand the options available to accomplish those goals. Finally, we work with you to put a comprehensive estate plan in place.

We believe that everybody should have an estate plan, so we work with both simple and complex estates. We can also help with more involved estate planning issues, like business succession planning and charitable gifting. We offer the following services to help with your estate planning needs:

  • Wills
  • Health Care Directives
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Transfer on Death Deeds
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Revocable Trusts
  • Family Support Trusts
  • Supplemental and Special Needs Trusts
  • Disclaimer Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Charitable Gifting
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Business Succession Planning

Please contact our estate planning practice group to set up a free consultation today.