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Do you want to manage your assets on your terms or want to let the state decide the fate of your property? If you want to remain on the top of things, then estate planning is critical. It allows you to pass on your assets as per your wishes to the people you love.

What is Estate Planning?

probate attorneyIn simple terms, estate planning is the creation of an exhaustive plan to not only manage your estate while you are alive, but also distributing it after your death. It is a set of guidelines that ensure that you have complete control over the present and the future of your assets.

For legal purposes, the term ‘estate’ refers to any valuable asset that is partly or fully owned by an individual. It not only covers real estate, but also includes your business interests, insurance policies, and so on. So, estate planning covers all your valuable assets. You can use a variety of legal tools for estate planning.

  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Last Will and Testament / Probate
  • Lifetime Gifting
  • Joint Ownership
  • Beneficiary Designations
  • Life Estates

Why Do You Need A Lawyer for Estate Planning?

You should choose an attorney who has experience with all modes of estate planning. This ensures that at the end of the process, you have a professionally designed and well thought out plan. A smart estate plan, designed by a professional attorney, can make it an effortless exercise to transfer your estate to your loved ones. You also get to ensure that the transfer takes place on your terms.

A good lawyer will be able to make sure that your asset distribution does not go through the long, tedious, and expensive probate process. Moreover, if you have a sizeable estate, a competent lawyer will be able to save you quite a lot on estate taxes as well.

Why Derieg Law Firm?

Experience Makes a Huge Difference! You want an experienced lawyer like George Derieg working behind the scenes to plan your estate. Why?

It takes an expert to analyze your assets and recommend a method that works best for your unique requirements. The Derieg Law Firm has drafted dozens of estate plans till date using these methods in different permutations and combinations. Each time, the result has been the same – an impeccable estate plan that ensures seamless transfer of the client’s assets and saves a lot of time and money for the clients.

Regular Consultation

Given the amount of paperwork that has to be done, regular communication is key to a perfect estate plan. George Derieg believes in hands-on approaches. He is available for his clients and their questions at all times.

Customer Support

We pride ourselves in the fact that our customer base has primarily expanded thanks to the 5-star word of mouth publicity that we get. Our customers are always 100% satisfied with our services, because we are here to help them even after the estate plan is completed.

Legal matters become fuss-free at the Derieg Law Firm.

To draw up the perfect estate plan, give us a call at 510-355-2747

Contact the Derieg Law Offices for a free Estate Planning consultation.

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