Experienced Guidance For Wills, Trusts And Estates
Wills and estate planning is an area of law where you can be proactive so your loved ones do not have to be reactive. It enables you to determine how you want your assets distributed when you pass instead of having the state of Utah dictate the distribution. It empowers your loved ones to act on your behalf in the event that your health fails. And an estate plan is instrumental in managing and protecting family wealth so the bulk of your estate passes to those intended heirs.
Quackenbush Legal, PLLC provides sophisticated estate planning services to clients in Murray, the Salt Lake City area and throughout Utah. Our firm can also assist with estate-related matters, including probate proceedings when a loved one dies or establishing a guardianship/conservatorship for a vulnerable family member.
We Are Up To Speed On Utah Estate Law
Recent changes in wills and estate planning have signaled exciting things in this ever-evolving area of law. For example, Utah was among the pioneers in allowing remote witnessing of wills, eliminating unnecessary travel and expense. At Quackenbush Legal, it is a point of pride that our suite of estate planning documents are updated within 24 hours when there is a significant change in the statutes.
We can capably address your goals and concerns regarding:
- Estate planning and succession — Creating a customized will, powers of attorney and advance health care directive (living will) that put your wishes in writing
- Trusts and asset protection strategies — Employing various types of trusts in conjunction with your estate plan to accomplish specific goals and preserve family assets
- Guardianship and conservatorship — Petitioning the court to take over a family member’s personal care and/or finances
- Probate and estate administration — Assisting the appointed representative with the legal duties of administering the estate of a loved one
Attention To Detail And Attention To Our Clients
Our estate planning and probate attorneys deal with these matters on a daily basis, but we understand it can be confusing or overwhelming for you. We will educate you and walk your through the process so that you have peace of mind that your affairs are in order and your hard-earned assets are protected as much as possible.
A great estate plan is much more than just techniques for avoiding certain taxes. It’s a set of tools that contemplates the issues that arise with specific heirs, assets and objectives, as well as addressing issues of aging, infirmity, incompetency, second marriages, unmarried couples, charitable giving, asset protection, mixed cultural family issues and more.