Many people spend more time planning their vacation or a wedding than they do planning for their own estate. Our attorneys have many years of experience in helping clients with their estate planning. We have the experience to assist you in protecting your assets during your lifetime and also to help you transfer your wealth upon your passing to your beneficiaries. There are many methods that can be used to assist clients. Some of the more common tools include:
- Powers of Attorney (for both financial and health care);
- Trusts (both revocable and irrevocable); and
For individuals who fail to plan, the State of Missouri has a plan in place. The State of Missouri has a method of distributing assets for those individuals who fail to plan. This is called the laws of intestate (dying without a will) succession. See Section 474.010 RSMO
Our law firm is conveniently located in Chesterfield, Missouri, to serve our clients throughout the St. Louis area. Whether you need a revocable living trust, financial powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, a simple will, or a more comprehensive estate plan, feel free to contact our office today to discuss your estate planning needs with one of our experienced attorneys.