Contra Costa Estate Planning Services
Using Our 35+ Years of Experience to Guide Clients
At The Feldman Law Group, our dedicated team of legal professionals is committed to helping clients explore all of their options so they can devise comprehensive estate plans that outline clear financial goals for their futures. Our firm believes that our clients’ estate plans should be unique and tailored to their specific needs, which is why we don’t use cookie-cutter strategies or fillable forms. Instead, we take the time to get to know our clients so we can craft detailed documents that allow them to pursue their goals with confidence.
If you need professional assistance from an experienced attorney who represents clients in the greater Contra Costa area, then please reach out to us today so we can get started on your estate plan. We can handle any of the following estate planning matters:
- Advance directives
- Special Needs & Long-Term Care
Do you already have an estate plan? If so, you should review it after any major life events to make sure it fits your current lifestyle and financial goals. Our comprehensive estate planning services include a free review every three years. Reach out to us today to schedule a consultation.
What Are the Benefits of Estate Planning?
If you want your family and loved ones to be prepared for the future, then you need to start estate planning as soon as possible. There are multiple benefits of estate planning early, including:
- Protect valuable assets
- Avoid the hassle of the probate process
- Specify wishes in case you are ever incapacitated
- Make the transition to retirement simple
- Immediately administer your property following your death
- Decrease probate, tax, and other expenses
- Ensure your children are taken care of
- Accommodate special needs children
How to Avoid Probate
One strategy people use to avoid probate is by putting their assets into a trust. If your estate is worth $1 million, then it can cost as much as $50,000 to probate. It can also take over a year before the assets are distributed to heirs and beneficiaries. However, administering a trust with the same assets will cost as little as $2,500. The assets in the trust will also be distributed faster than if they went through probate.
At The Feldman Law Group, we know how to properly establish revocable living trusts so that our clients avoid or minimize probate. Our estate planning strategies can give you the capacity to manage your assets and distribute them as you see fit. We can also provide counsel regarding a variety of irrevocable trusts or other instruments to address other special needs you may have.
Set Up Your Consultation Today
Our legal team is ready to put our skills and experience to work for you so that all of your important estate planning affairs are in order before it’s too late. If you have more questions about drafting an estate plan to protect your legacy and future, then please get in touch with our lawyers so we can discuss your situation.
Contact us online or give us a call at (925) 208-4543 to schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers serving Contra Costa.