Estate Planning

At Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., our attorneys are constantly reviewing tax codes to keep abreast of changes that can affect your estate planning. Our firm practices in all areas of wills and estate planning, including preparation of the following:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Guardianships
  • Estate and Gift Tax Returns

Planning for the transfer of assets at your death may be more important than you have stopped to consider. You may have a child or grandchild with special needs. You may have received much of your care and assistance from non-family members because your own children live far away. You cannot rely on the generosity of your heirs to care for another with special needs or to compensate those individuals who have been particularly good to you. We know the ways to plan for the care of people you love after your death, and we can explain them to you.

Articles for further information:

Medicaid Changes in the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning

Estate Planning Basics

Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Agent's Powers and Duties Under A Power of Attorney for Property

Applicable Forms:

Estate Planning Intake Sheet

Articles