BUSINESS AND CORPORATE LAW
Creating a business is a large step, if done correctly from the start, you can insure that your financial and professional interests are effectively represented. Through our services, you can create a protected foundation to help facilitate growth in your business
An estate plan defines how you want your assets to be owned, managed and preserved during your lifetime and after your death. It ensures a simple, tax-efficient and organized transfer of your assets to beneficiaries. Estate plan documents include Wills and Trusts, Power of Attorney for Property, Power of Attorney for Health Care, and Living Will Declaration.
ESTATE ADMINISTRATION AND PROBATE
An Executor is responsible for collecting estate assets, protecting estate property, preparing an inventory, paying claims against the estate, representing the estate in claims against others, and distributing estate property to beneficiaries. Probate is the court-supervised legal procedure that determines the validity of your Will. Living Trusts also require administration.
A Guardian is someone who is chosen - either by a court or by being named in a legal document such as a will - to make decisions for someone who cannot make personal decisions.
The types of decisions that a guardian might make include: giving consent for medical care or treatment; purchasing or arranging for purchase of such necessities as food, clothing and household items; arranging for education; and managing finances and bank accounts.
A mixture of ordinances, regulations, bylaws and decisions that govern a municipality. Its purpose is to govern local affairs such as zoning, the delivery of services like water and police protection, and the administration of local departments like highway Commissions.
The Law Office provides legal assistance with home, condominium, and commercial real estate purchases and sales, estate property sales, title insurance, deed preparation and title transfers.
Trusts come in many different forms - some help with reducing estate taxes, others fund the education of children and grandchildren. Others help provide for people with disabilities or those who might have trouble managing their own affairs. Still others fund charities. A trust needs proper funding and to be in compliance with all legal requirements.