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Estate Planning

A comprehensive estate plan can help your loved ones avoid probate, take care of you in case of capacity, and protect your legacy.

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Probate Lawyers

Probate is a legal process where the court oversees the gathering of your assets, payments of your debts, and distribution of your estate to your heirs.

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Trust Administration

When a Trustor passes away, trust administration is the process where the Successor Trustee completes all legal formalities, gathers all trust assets, pays all debts, and fulfills the Trustor's wishes for the beneficiaries.

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If you become incapacitated during your lifetime, are unable to manage your financial and/or personal affairs, and do not have an estate plan in place, a conservatorship is needed to help take care of you.

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Our Philosophy

You may think you don’t own an ‘estate’ and don’t need an estate plan. But everyone needs some form of estate planning. Estate planning is about leaving what you have to whomever you want. If you don’t have an estate plan, the state has one for you, but chances are you won’t like it.  An estate plan can help you avoid probate, plan for estate tax complications, and make the transfer of your assets a smooth process for your loved ones at a difficult time.

We are committed to listening to our clients needs, identifying and addressing potential challenges, and then effectively and efficiently advocating for our clients’ interests to achieve the best results.

Talk to us today to find out what you can do to help your family.

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