The oil boom in Ohio has added another layer of complexity to estate planning as it pertains to real estate and mineral rights. We can address your concerns and ensure that your rights are protected in this ever-evolving area.
Estate planning is a practice area that is loaded with terminology. Most people don't contemplate things like multigenerational tax planning or whether a living trust is preferable to an irrevocable trust — or if a trust is necessary at all. Our lawyers cut through the clutter in order to provide clear information and practical recommendations. When one of our clients has finished creating an estate plan, he or she fully understands what it accomplishes and sleeps better at night knowing it is in place.
We work with clients on the full spectrum of estate planning matters, including:
Wills and trustsAs the foundation of a comprehensive estate plan, wills and trusts ensure that your assets pass to your loved ones in the manner you choose while accomplishing any number of unique needs such as avoiding probate, minimizing inheritance taxes or providing for an adult child who is disabled.
Financial and health care powers of attorneyThese documents dictate your wishes regarding life-sustaining health care measures that you want taken and designate someone whom you trust to make decisions on your behalf regarding financial and health care matters.
Probate and estate administrationAssisting an executor of an estate in collecting a decedent's assets, paying all creditors and distributing the remaining assets according to the decedent's will or, if no will exists, according to the intestate laws of Ohio.
Our clients routinely express how much better they feel once their estate plan is in place. Get started today by contacting our office.