We're committed to providing you with outstanding legal service through clear communication, personalized support, and exceptional value, all at an affordable price.
We're dedicated to accommodating your preferences, from traditional in-office consultations to home, workplace, and virtual meetings. Our team will keep in touch through calls, emails, and texts, and adapt to major life changes affecting your estate plan, ensuring updates and amendments as needed. We also handle all legal formalities, including notarization and witness signatures, even in unconventional locations, all included in our flat fee.
In cases where a loved one, whether due to diminished capacity or a special needs situation, can't manage their affairs, the court can empower family members to step in. This legal framework allows for the management of financial matters and the appointment of a legal guardian, ensuring the protection and well-being of the individual in need.
Have you been told that you need Letters Testamentary to proceed? Navigating the probate process can seem daunting, but we're here to guide you through it with ease. Our expertise in settling estates ensures a smooth transition, allowing you to move forward with confidence.
Attorney Zachary Derr is a Certified Medicaid Planner and VA Accredited Attorney specializing in navigating the complexities of long-term care planning. Leveraging government benefits designed for veterans and seniors, we guide you through the intricacies of assisted living and nursing home systems, ensuring affordable and quality care.
Answers To Commonly Questions
For most matters, we charge a flat fee. That means that you know what the cost will be before we begin and you don’t have to worry about being charged every time you call or email us. Your circumstances and estate may change the cost, but most people pay $1500 for a trust. If you have an uncontested probate, most people will pay $2000.
Probate is the legal process through which a deceased person's estate is properly distributed to heirs and designated beneficiaries and any debt owed to creditors is paid off. The duration can vary greatly depending on the size and complexity of the estate, but it typically takes anywhere from a few months to over a year.
VA Aid and Attendance is a benefit paid in addition to monthly veteran pensions. It's designed for veterans and surviving spouses who require the aid of another person to perform personal functions required in everyday living. Eligibility depends on factors like military service, income, and medical needs.
A letter of testamentary is a legal document issued by a court following the probate process. While this can seem overwhelming, our team is here to guide you through each step and make things as simple as possible.
A guardian is a person appointed by the court to make decisions on behalf of someone who is unable to do so themselves, often due to incapacity. Responsibilities typically include making financial, medical, and personal decisions for the ward, and ensuring their overall well-being and care.
It's advisable to review and potentially update your estate plan every three to five years or after major life events like marriage, divorce, the birth of a child, or significant changes in financial status. This ensures that your estate plan accurately reflects your current wishes and circumstances.
Yes. Please contact us and we will give you a free initial consultation and provide you with an estimate on what it would cost to resolve your legal matter.