Skilled Legal Assistance In Estate Planning
Estate planning refers to drafting one or more legal documents with specific instructions about how your assets and finances should be handled and/or your wishes concerning end of life care and what is to be done if you become incapacitated. This includes naming heirs and instructions regarding how assets are distributed.
An estate plan may also include instructions regarding the businesses, finances and health directives if an individual becomes incapacitated. There is also the option to appoint guardians and conservators for children and dependent adults. However, in order to choose and draft the type of planning documents that are most appropriate for you, it is best to work with a knowledgeable attorneys like the legal team at Landry & Meilus, LLP.
Securing Your Assets And Giving Certainty To Your Loved Ones
Our law firm has served the Greater Worcester and North Quabbin regions for more than 30 years. After carefully listening and analyzing our clients’ needs and expectations, we advise and help them draft their estate plans. When we develop your plan, we will craft and draft your legal documents to avoid probate when possible.
We assist our Massachusetts clients in setting up the following documents among others:
- Advance directives: Such as health care proxies. An individual may appoint someone you trust to make medical decisions for you through these documents, should you be unable to do so.
- Power of attorney: A principal can name someone to make decisions on your behalf regarding your business, finances, property, bank accounts, to mention a few.
- Wills: They are valuable tools to leave instructions to pay debts, distribute assets upon death and name guardians for children and dependent loved ones.
- Trusts: A tool used to inherit property, control and administer your assets in life and leave further instructions in the event of death. Trusts are also used to plan for Massachusetts Estate Tax avoidance and Medicaid planning.
We also handle matters related to defective real estate titles and help you in cases involving quiet title proceedings. We can help you decide the most suitable options and draft your estate planning to minimize litigation or contests.