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Estate Planning Law

A good estate plan will allow you to retain control of your assets and protect you and family members from the high costs of medical care in later years to the extent that federal and state laws permit. An estate plan is a set of legal documents that are designed to preserve your assets. It is also used to distribute them to your desired heirs in an intelligent and well thought out manner.

The complexity of your estate plan depends upon many factors.  So, the attorneys of The Kraft Walser Law Office will discuss your situation with you. They will take into consideration the value of your assets, types of assets, your beneficiaries, and their age. Our attorneys will also consider tax implications and alternatives available to you, to design an estate plan for your specific needs. They will review the plan with you, explaining in detail why each part of the estate plan is created the way it is.

What should an estate plan consider?  Protecting your assets for your later years and determining how you want your assets distributed to your heirs can be complicated. A living trust can make it easier to transfer property and other assets after you die — without going through the time, expense and hassles of probate court. There are tax, legal and many other considerations that will influence your estate plan. This is why we are here to help you.

Our Lawyers Can Help You with Estate Planning

Our estate planning services include:

  • How to best protect your assets
  • Avoiding probate
  • Avoiding or minimizing tax liability
  • Selecting Guardians and Personal Representatives
  • Planning succession strategies for family businesses