Estate Plans Tailored to Fit Your Needs
Failing to put together a comprehensive estate plan can lead to future trouble and put you, your family members, and beneficiaries at risk. Estate plans provide many benefits and are valuable not only to the very wealthy but to anyone who has any property or belongings. If you have questions or need advice about your options for creating an estate plan that will work for you, we highly recommend that you rely on Tanis Schultz. Our Grand Rapids estate planning lawyers can put your mind at ease, answer all of your questions, and create the documents that will address all of the concerns specific to your situation.
We are well-versed in the state and federal laws pertaining to Michigan estate plans and can provide the insightful guidance you need for the preparation of your custom estate plan. Our legal team handles all aspects of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and guardianship.
The Tools & Benefits of Estate Planning
Many legal tools can be used to handle all of the various aspects of your estate in the event of your passing or incapacity.
- Powers of Attorney
- Advance Health Directives
These legal instruments provide instructions for how you wish the assets and property in your estate to be passed, allow you to appoint someone you trust to carry out these instructions, leave instructions as to the medical care you wish to have or not have should you be unable to express your wishes, designate someone to handle your financial affairs when you are unable to, streamline the process for the distribution of your estate to your heirs and beneficiaries, and can lessen or eliminate the taxes, court costs, and other fees that may result from your passing.
Without a will or an estate plan, your property or other assets will be handled by the probate process without any direction from you. This can result in problems such as family conflicts, delays in the distribution, and other unintended consequences that can be time-consuming, expensive, and frustrating for your family.
Let Tanis Schultz ensure that your estate plan is established according to your wishes. Call us at (616) 608-7149 to get started.
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