Probate/Estate Planning

 Probate/Estate Planning

 

Your grandfather has just died, leaving behind a sizeable estate in the Willamette Valley and a confusing family hierarchy: you and your siblings, and a wife he only married 5 years ago.  The Will is somewhat unclear, and was changed without your realizing it.  Plus, he’s been in hospice for the last 3 years, and of doubtful soundness of mind.

Although you don’t want a lengthy legal battle on your hands, you do want to make sure your father’s real wishes are respected and you get your due. No one can blame you there, but it’s not necessarily possible without professional legal help.

Of course, your story might be different from above, but the gist is the same: Probate can often take a long time to sort out, and even more so when there’s any sort of contention.  It’s time to get the help you need from Underwood Law whether in probate or in advance with your estate planning before you pass. 

With proper estate planning, you can ensure your loved ones are cared for and your wishes are respected with advanced planning, advanced directives, power of attorney, and Wills and Trusts.  Estate Planning is key to avoid family disputes, plan for probate avoidance, and ensure your wishes are respected when you pass.

Underwood Law assists its clients with Probate/Estate Planning needs by providing seasoned legal advice regarding:

  • General Counsel & Representation of Personal Representatives
  • Probate Disputes & Litigation
  • Filing Creditor’s Claims in Probate Proceedings
  • Probate Avoidance Advice & Counsel
  • Collaboration with Estate Planning Counsel to Mitigate Risks & Taxes
  • Estate Planning with Advanced Directives, Power of Attorney, and Wills and Trusts

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