Basic And Advnced Estate Planning
If you have a well-drafted estate plan in place, you’ll insure that your estate passes to whom you want, when you want, and is carried out in the manner you’ve chosen.
If you elect to establish a trust, you can rest assured that your family won’t have to endure the public process and costly manner of probate. Also, with proper estate planning, the government won’t be able to take what you’ve spent a lifetime building. You need to be aware of the many options that exist in estate planning – and you must choose your attorney wisely.
That is why the Law Offices of Barton P. Levine offers this wealth of free information and free estate planning seminars. We want you to feel confident about the choices you make – let us be your guide on the path toward preserving your family’s future.
Through the use of Wills, Living Trusts (simple and complex), Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Liability Companies, Family Limited Partnerships, Charitable Gifting Strategies, Durable General Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, HIPPA forms and Living Wills, we help families preserve their wealth for future generations, minimize estate taxes and avoid expensive and lengthy probate proceedings.
Our estate planning services include a wide range of practice areas. These include the following:
Our law firm offers estate planning assistance for the unique needs of Family Businesses. We help clients preserve this important part of their legacy for future generations.
Estate Planning for LGBT Community
We offer guidance and assistance to members of the LGBT Community on their unique estate planning needs. This includes assistance in setting up Living Trusts and Health Care Directives.
Our firm has a long history of helping LGBT individuals to overcome shortcomings in the law in order to protect their future. While there have been significant advances in anti- discrimination legislation and gay couples can now choose to marry, issues still remain in incapacity planning, retirement planning, and estate planning. Our firm can help you deal with those issues and make the best use of legal tools to protect your future.
Special Needs Planning
We offer assistance to clients who have special needs family members by creating Special Needs Estate Plans. These tailored plans help them preserve government benefits while having their loved one cared for in all areas of their life: financial, educational and medical, and most importantly, their emotional and personal needs in the future. See our Section on Special Needs Planning.
These days, many families include children, stepchildren, former spouses and in-laws. The number of remarriages has been steadily rising. So, advanced wealth planning with clear goals is advised.
We invite you to call us toll-free at (800) 363-3416, email us at email@example.com or contact us online to arrange for a free consultation