Estate Planning and Administration

Estate planning and administration can be difficult to go through without the assistance of excellent counsel to guide you and your loved ones through the process. Without proper estate planning, state and federal laws control how your assets are distributed after you pass away. With a properly designed and implemented estate plan, you can control who makes financial and healthcare decisions for you in the event that you cannot make them for yourself. We can help you find the right estate planning for your situation and budget. Through careful analysis and examination, we can help you save taxes and probate expenses, and provide your loved ones with a clear directive for implementing your last wishes and intentions.

At Houghton Bradford Whitted, we can also assist you with the probate and estate administration process after the loss of a loved one. We will help you determine what steps need to be taken in order to administer a trust or estate, and will help you successfully discharge the administration as swiftly as possible.

Our Focus:
» Living Wills
» Pour-over Wills
» Trusts
» Probate Avoidance Planning
» Asset Protection Planning
» Health Care Directives
» Probate
» Estate and Trust Tax Return Preparation
» Inheritance tax proceedings
» Guardianships

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