Believe it or not, everyone has an estate and planning is necessary to protect yourself, your business and your family. Nevertheless, planning for the future of your estate can be sensitive for you and your loved ones. So, our attorneys at Antanavage Farbiarz listen to your goals and handle the oversight of your estates and trusts. Above all, Estate Planning ensures you are in charge of your finances, your family does not incur undue expenses hence, there is no confusion when you pass or become unable to make any decisions. As a result, we will guide you through probate litigation, having the proper records and preparing tax filings with federal and state officials. Finally, you will have the comfort in knowing that your interests are protected.
Some of the Estate Planning areas we assist with include, but are not limited to:
The collecting and managing your estate, paying taxes and debts, and distributing assets to heirs. Our team will make certain your estate will be handled properly.
Estate Litigation or Disputes
Litigation is the practice of law for resolution and protective proceedings. Before you have a dispute, our team will come up with a plan of attack for the best outcome.
Family Limited Partnerships
An arrangement family members pool money to run a business. Since family are part owners, we will discuss what your options are, and what you can do.
Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
This trust cannot be changed after it is created. Additionally, the grantor will contribute property or life insurance death benefits to the trust.
A living will explains the medical wishes someone wants so they can get the help they wanted if they can longer explain for themselves.
Nursing Home Planning
A proper health plan is given to a nursing home since you cannot help yourself.
Power of Attorney
A written request to represent or act on another’s behalf in private affairs, or other legal matters.
Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
A revocable trust can be altered dependent on the grantor. An irrevocable trust means its terms cannot be modified without the grantor’s named beneficiary.
Special Needs Trusts
A trust allowing the disabled beneficiary to enjoy the use of property that is held in the trust for his or her benefit, while the beneficiary can receive essential needs-based government benefits.
A will is the last testament of how assets are given to family or loved ones.
Finally, we handle administration of simple and complex, estates and trust, probate litigation, maintain records, and prepare inheritance tax filings with federal and state officials.