Your priorities are our priorities when it comes to emergency, death, and incapacity planning. We are here to walk you through your current options, discuss how to legally document your wishes and build a path toward the estate outcomes, emergency and contingency planning you have in mind.
This is the most basic form of estate planning. Your Will allows you to direct the disposition of your assets at death, appoint a personal representative to administer your estate, and name a guardian for your minor children. Having a Will is a good idea for most people, but especially young parents.
Trusts can serve as a very powerful tool to transfer assets to the next generation or exert control over assets after you pass. The attorneys at Russell Law Offices, S.C. focus on three types of trusts: Revocable, Irrevocable, and Special Needs/Supplemental Trusts. Your trust can be more or less complex, depending on your financial situation.
T.O.D. Deeds allow real property to pass to the named beneficiary upon your death. This will keep the asset out of probate.
Name an agent to make health care decisions on your behalf should you become medically incapacitated.
Name an agent to handle your finances. These Powers of Attorney may be limited to specific powers or expanded to powers such as gifting. These powers will be tailored to your liking.
Ensure you have a plan for your children should something happen to you. This includes: Standby Child Guardianship Parental Designations and Child Emergency Planning at Home Kit and Documentation.