Estate Planning and Administration

Your estate planning and administration may be one of the most important tools you have to protect your life savings, health, and future goals. Your decisions can greatly enhance you and your loved ones’ quality of life. Every adult should have a Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, and Advance Healthcare Directive. We recognize that each our clients have different personal and financial backgrounds. Life is constantly changing, and for most of us, that includes complex family structures and ever-changing relationships. To protect your wishes, your estate plan needs to be designed specifically to your circumstances to suit the needs of you and your family. Our approach is personalized, comprehensive and caring. At the Nicely Law Group, we take your financial, legal, healthcare and emotional concerns very seriously. Ongoing, skillful legal guidance can provide you with meaningful results for your quality of life and for your loved ones. Let us work with you to create a plan that is right for you and your future.

Areas that we will consider in your estate planning and administration are:

  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Second marriages
  • Domestic partnerships
  • Having a child
  • Having a child with special needs
  • Guardian for minor child
  • Long-term health care needs
  • Property in another state
  • Older documents that need updating
  • Documents made in another state
  • Living trusts, revocable or irrevocable
  • Spendthrift rusts
  • Special needs trusts

Last Will and Testament
A written instrument that declares who shall inherit an individual’s assets (the beneficiaries) and who shall be responsible for distributing to the named beneficiaries (the executor).

Power of Attorney
A written instrument that appoints an agent to help assist and handle your financial and legal matters if you cannot handle them yourself.

Advanced Healthcare Directive
A written instrument that tells your healthcare providers your healthcare directions and wishes even if you are no longer able to speak for yourself.

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