Our Services

Our office offers a variety of services to provide for many of your legal needs.

Estate Planning

Our office works with individuals, married couples, and unmarried couples to create an estate plan that will protect their assets and their loved ones.  A typical estate plan includes a Will, a Living Will, a Durable Power of Attorney, and a Healthcare Power of Attorney.  Together, these four documents establish the security you will need for yourself and your family throughout your life.

We recommend revisiting your estate planning at least once every ten years, or more often if you or your family undergoes important changes.   We are also happy to review any estate planning that you had drafted by another attorney.  Please contact us for our most current pricing.

Probating Estates

After the death of a loved one, our office will work hard to ensure that your journey through the probate process is as smooth as possible.  There are several methods of handling the assets of a deceased loved one, and we ask that you please contact us with your unique situation so that we can help you accordingly.

Trust Drafting

For those who wish to help their families avoid the probate process, our office is able to provide you with an alternative.  We will work to draft a trust that will fit the specific needs of you and your family. In addition, we will continue to work with you after the trust has been created to ensure that your assets are fully protected by the trust.

We are also happy to work with you to amend a trust created by us or any other attorney to properly safeguard your assets.  Prices may vary depending on the complexity of the trust, so please contact us in order to learn more.

Trust Administration

When the time arises, we are available to help you administer assets held in a trust.  The process can be complicated and can involve multiple entities holding cash, shares of stock, bonds, real estate, or personal property.   But whether the trust will require a yearly review, or whether the trust will distribute assets and then close, we will help walk you through the necessary steps as smoothly as possible.

Divorce and Dissolution

There are many factors that can complicate a divorce or dissolution, including custody of minor children, division of assets and real estate, and child and/or spousal support.  Your focus may be on an equitable division of property, or you may be most concerned with completing the process as quickly as possible.  Whatever your concerns may be, our office is prepared to help you through this difficult process as efficiently and compassionately as possible.

Juvenile Law

In the area of Juvenile Law, our office focuses on guardian ad litem work.  A guardian ad litem is sometimes appointed as part of a divorce and represents the best interests of a child/children.  If you believe this is necessary or helpful in your case, please contact your attorney.

Personal Injury

If you are injured in an accident of any kind, please feel free to contact our office to see if we can help you get back on your feet.

Adoption

Adoption, of an adult step-child or a newborn infant, is a wonderful way to expand your family and we are happy to assist you in finalizing your adoption in Probate Court.  Let us help you with the final steps towards completing your family.

LLC Formation

Starting a new business can be as confusing as it is exciting.  When you need to create an LLC for your new business, we are here to help you with the necessary forms to establish your company as a legal entity.  We can also help you with business start up paperwork, such as a land sale contract for your new workshop, or a lease agreement for your new office.  Please call us for more details on how we can assist you.

Real Property Contracts

Real estate, or real property, can create a legal headache very quickly.  Whether you want to prepare for the ownership of your property after your decease or simply need to sell a piece of property, we are able to help you.  Our office will help you verify that you are holding your real property in the way most advantageous to you, and will ensure that it continues to do so.

LGBTQ Family Law

With the constant changes to laws regarding the marital status of same-sex couples, it can be confusing to figure out how to safeguard yourself, your spouse, and your children.  We can help you plan for your future by drafting estate planning and powers of attorney, or talk about any current issues you may have regarding legal attachments to your children.  Please call us to see how we can help you legally protect your family.

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