The resources of a knowledgeable attorney are vital when it comes to estate planning for you and your family. Careful planning can maximize wealth transfer, minimize tax, provide creditor protection, offer continuity for your business, and result in financial security for your family.
Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney
A well drafted estate plan is no longer an option, it is a necessity. Whether your goal is to maximize wealth transfer, provide for future generations, avoid probate proceedings, minimize tax, plan for the unexpected, or a combination thereof, E|S’s attorneys are highly experienced in developing customized estate plans that align with each individual client’s needs.
Probate & Trust Administration
Probate proceedings and trust administrations do not have to be a hopeless maze. E|S’s attorneys are skilled in navigating the myriad of issues which can arise during a probate proceeding or trust administration. E|S’s attorneys pride themselves in handling these matters in the most cost effective and efficient manner, all while minimizing conflict and protecting fiduciaries.
Guardianship & Conservatorship
When a family member or friend no longer has the ability to care for himself or herself, the estate planning attorneys at E|S can assist you in the appointment of a guardian and/or conservator to care for that person’s needs. Appointment proceedings can be complex so a knowledgeable attorney is critical to the efficient appointment of a guardian and/or conservator.
Special Needs Planning
Planning for the future of a loved one with special needs requires the assistance of a caring and competent attorney familiar with the unique challenges of this area of the law. The attorneys of E|S help families devise and implement estate plans which provide for their family member with special needs and which protect and preserve the family member’s ability to receive government benefits such as Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income.
Many clients of E|S desire to make a positive impact in their communities through charitable giving. The tools and options available to these clients are numerous and often complex. The attorneys of E|S are very knowledgeable in this area and routinely assist their clients in implementing intricate giving techniques which maximize the charitable impact of gifts and which minimize taxes for the client.
Estate, Probate and Trust Law
E|S provides its business and individual clients with comprehensive estate planning services, including wills, trusts, non-probate transfers, intestate succession and other descendancy issues, both in the business and personal context. E|S’s attorneys are highly experienced in all phases of charitable and nonprofit planning, tax planning, farm planning and business planning, among others. E|S’s estate planning attorneys also handle all varieties of estate and trust administration, including formal and informal probate matters, will contests and other administrative issues. E|S attorneys focus on making the sometimes stressful times for their clients as easy and efficient as possible, by ensuring that clients are well-prepared to meet all eventualities, both in the business and personal setting, providing reliable peace of mind and security.
Erickson | Sederstrom has extensive experience in the Estate Planning and probate field. Our attorneys provide their clients with the experience to handle the delicate work of an estate plan or a probate matter.
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