Twin Falls Estate Planning Attorney
While none of like to contemplate our own passing or incapacity, estate planning is vital if you wish to ensure that your wishes concerning your assets, property, and health care are followed in the event of illness or death. Understanding this legal area with its various options and tools can be difficult. That is why you need proper legal counsel so that you can make informed decisions about an estate plan that is right for you followed by correct implementation of the plan. You may not know who to turn to for this important legal work.
Why Work with Our Team
At Roy, Nielson, Platts, McGee & Schoettger, our distinguished team has been a reliable and outstanding source for legal representation in and around Twin Falls. We have more than 85 years of combined experience in various practice areas and have built a reputation that stands for excellence. Two of our attorneys have earned AV Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubbell which reflects the high standards of legal ability and client service we offer. When you bring your estate planning needs to a Twin Falls attorney at our firm, you can be confident that it will be handled in the most professional manner possible.
Idaho Estate Planning Basics
- Your estate consists of everything you own, whether that involves:
- your home and other real estate
- retirement account and other investments
- personal possessions
A properly-executed estate plan ensures that all that you've built during a lifetime will be passed down to the beneficiaries you designate, in a manner in which you design. This is done through such legal instruments as wills, living wills, and living trusts.
The Advantages of an Estate Plan
A properly executed estate plan provides you with many benefits. Not only are your beneficiaries protected but it can help to avoid probate and minimize legal problems, taxes, and other fees. Through such devices as Powers of Attorney or health care directives, it can provide instructions as to what kind of medical care you wish to have should you become incapacitated or terminally ill and name a trusted person to care for your financial and / or medical matters. Other benefits include provisions for the transfer of a business or for life insurance for your family and the naming of a guardian for minor children. All of your estate planning decisions can remain ongoing and should be updated as your situation changes throughout the duration of your life.
Schedule Your Appointment
Estate planning calls for many decisions and options which should be carefully examined and chosen to provide you with the best plan for your needs. That can be accomplished with the help of an experienced Twin Falls estate planning lawyer at our firm.
Contact us to get started today.