Do you worry about what will happen to your assets after you’re gone? Are you concerned about protecting your loved ones and ensuring that your wishes are carried out? At Zeidman & Carpenter, we understand how important estate planning is, and we’re here to help you create a plan that provides peace of mind and security for you and your family.
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Our experienced estate lawyers will work with you to create a comprehensive estate plan tailored to your individual needs and goals. Whether you need help with creating a will or trust, navigating the probate process, or protecting your assets, we're here to help. We promise to provide personalized attention and guidance every step of the way, and to ensure that your estate plan reflects your wishes and protects your loved ones.Schedule a FREE Consultation
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At Zeidman & Carpenter, we understand that estate planning can be a complex and emotional process. That’s why we offer personalized attention and guidance every step of the way, to ensure that your estate plan reflects your wishes and protects your loved ones. Whether you need help with creating a will or trust, navigating the probate process, or protecting your assets, we’re here to help.
Our estate planning services include:
- Wills and trusts: Our lawyers can help you create a legally binding will or trust that outlines how your assets should be distributed after your death.
- Probate and estate administration: We can guide you through the legal process of administering an estate after someone has died, including probate proceedings and trust administration.
- Asset protection: We can advise you on strategies to protect your assets from potential creditors or legal claims.
- Tax planning: Our lawyers can help you develop tax planning strategies to minimize your tax liability on your estate.
- Business succession planning: We can assist business owners with planning for the transfer of their business to future generations or key employees.
Why Would I Need an Estate Plan?
If you have assets that you want to leave to your family, there are some important documents that every estate should have in place. These documents include a will, power of attorney for healthcare and property, and a trust or living trust.
Importantly, if you own real estate, or have minor children, the best estate planning tool to provide for your children and keep your home out of probate is a Trust. If you have any questions about these legal documents for your estate, contact our lawyers at 847-786-2234.
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If you have assets to bequeath or a family to leave behind, there’s no better time than now to make a will. In fact, if you want your wishes to be fulfilled as smoothly as possible, it’s imperative that you get one in place before something happens (no matter how unlikely) that could change those wishes for you.
If you need help getting started—or just want more information about estate planning— Zeidman & Carpenter PLLC is here to help you take care of your family and your future with their expertise in wills and estate planning.
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Why Would I Need an Estate Plan?
The basic purpose of a Will is to set forth your wishes and the executor of your estate. A Will determines how your assets are distributed and who will be appointed as guardians for your children.
There are many reasons why someone might want to make their own Will, such as saving money or just being independent, but you should know that these Wills may not be valid and could cause problems for your family if something were to happen to you.
Do I Have To Change It As I Get Older?
A common question we hear from clients is whether or not they have to change their estate plan as they get older. The answer is no – in most cases. But it does depend on your unique circumstances and needs, so you should always revisit your plan every few years or so, at least.
Do you have questions about estate planning? Looking for guidance with creating your will or trust? Our attorneys are a phone call away.