At M&A Law Firm, we offer a broad range of estate planning services. We routinely draft estate-planning documents ranging from wills and powers of attorney to complex trusts suited to meet the individual needs of our clients. Call us at 847-786-8999 for a free Consultation.
Whether you own real estate or other property and want to plan for your future, our firm can help you by preparing a simple or complex will, land trust, living trust and other legal documents. Our firm focuses on our clients individual needs and breaks down the complex area of Estate Planning Law into simplified terms that our clients can understand. Once a client, we will periodically evaluate your Estate Plan or will to ensure that it continues to meet your needs.
A common myth about “estate planning” is that it is expensive to set up and is a tool for the rich who have large estates to leave behind to their loved ones. In reality, an estate plan is more important for those of us who have a small or modest estate. Whether you own a single property or have a large estate, passing away without an estate plan can subject your loved ones to a lengthy legal process and subject your assets to creditors and harsh taxes.
Without an adequate estate plan, in the event of death or incapacity, you may lose your right to decide:
- Who will be responsible to take care of your minor children
- Who will take care of your day to day financial affairs during an incapacity
- Who will make health care decisions on your behalf
- How your estate will be distributed
- The tax consequences (and savings) of your estate
A loved one passing away can be a stressful and trying time. Once a loved one passes away, our Attorneys compassionately help with our client’s through the probate process.
As part of our free consultation, our experienced Attorneys can explore the following options that may be available to you: