Hiring an estate lawyer will save you considerable time, money and effort later on. A small amount of work in the area of Estate Planning can help your loved ones and heirs avoid long delays, legal problems, uncertainty, and a potentially large tax burden. Careful planning can save significant taxation and safeguard your heirs' financial security. It’s more than just saving taxes. A timely and effective estate plan will provide you with other benefits. For example, you, rather than the Court, can designate guardians for your minor children. Also, having an estate plan can prevent your family from having to make difficult medical decisions regarding your care.
Who’s On Your Planning Team?
Many people can be "Estate planners" but the best planner, by far, is you. With the assistance of our office, you can become acquainted with the planning process and the benefits. And with the assistance of trained professionals, you can learn how to manage your assets and achieve the results you want with your estate. Other professional advisors who can provide assistance include the following:
Your insurance agent
Your trust officer
If you are ready to get started, please see view our Estate Planning Checklist.