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Everyone Benefits From Estate Planning

Estate planning is for everyone who is interested in making a positive difference in the lives of their loved ones after they’re gone.

There is a mistaken yet common belief that estate planning is only for the wealthy. The reality is that every estate – large and small – can and should benefit from proper estate planning.

Estate planning is not just a set of documents. Proper estate planning involves working with a compassionate and highly trained and experienced estate planning attorney who will take the time to get to know you and your wishes through an organized planning process. Consulting with our skilled and knowledgeable team creates a strategy that is carefully crafted to the highest legal standards. With years of legal, tax, and financial experience, our estate planning attorneys translate your wishes and goals for the future into a structured estate plan that provides you peace of mind.

Estate planning in Chapel Hill, North Carolina can be a complex process, especially for those individuals and families with diverse assets or special needs to address. It involves assembling a complete understanding of your family, all of your assets and liabilities, and any particular estate planning concerns and objectives you may have. For instance, if you own properties in multiple states, we’ll need to address the laws of each state in which you own property. If your child has special needs, we can set up a trust for their benefit. We also recommend ways to avoid probate and local estate and inheritance taxes, if possible.

TrustCounsel removes the burden

Partnering with our estate planning team allows you to remove the burden from your loved ones after you are gone or no longer able to manage your estate.

We are here to account for and even manage your physical and digital assets, create and administer Medicaid trusts, and more. We provide legal planning for Alzheimer’s disease and other long-term illnesses that, if necessary, would be a part of your estate plan. Whatever your specific needs and desires are, we are here to provide you with expert guidance and consultation to ensure they are met.

Do you already have an estate plan?

Revisiting your estate plan is essential to ensure your wishes for the distribution of your assets are always current and documented. If you have recently married, divorced, had a child, lost a job, or relocated, it is important to update your estate plan to reflect these life changes.

TrustCounsel estate planning attorneys don’t just draft documents for you. We are specially trained professionals who will take the time to get to know you as an individual. We dedicate ourselves to developing an estate plan that is unique to you, that protects your family, preserves your assets, distributes your belongings per your wishes, and saves you taxes. Whatever your specific estate planning needs are, TrustCounsel is here to serve you.

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