Wills and Trusts Lawyers in Burlington County, NJ
Knowledgeable New Jersey and Pennsylvania Wills and Trusts Attorneys Are Here to Help
Planning your final estate is an important step that every person needs to take. By having a comprehensive estate plan in place, you can protect yourself and your loved ones in the event that something unexpected occurs, including an accident that leaves you incapacitated or death. Since the estate planning process can be complex and is designed to provide long-term solutions and last many years, it is important to have the counsel and guidance of an experienced attorney.
At McDowell Posternock Apell & Detrick, PC, our experienced New Jersey lawyers provide clients with knowledgeable asset management and asset protection through estate planning. We work to explain our clients’ options and help them make decisions that allow them to effectively plan for the future. Below are some of the types of estate planning matters that we handle. Contact our firm to schedule an initial consultation.
A will is a set of instructions for the distribution of your assets upon your death. The only way to ensure that your money assets, real estate, and family heirlooms are distributed according to your wishes is to have a will. Our firm can help you understand what you need to include in a will and how it can ensure your wishes are carried out.
There are many different types of trusts that are intended to achieve different goals. By discussing your situation and examining your assets that will fund the trust, we can effectively determine the most appropriate type of trust. Our firm handles the creation of a variety of trusts, including a revocable trust, irrevocable trust or living trust.
Other Types of Estate Planning Instruments and Services
- Living wills / healthcare directives
- Power of attorney / durable power of attorney documents
- Business succession planning
- Estate planning
- Guardianship and conservatorship
- Estate administration
- Will contests and estate litigation
Those who do not create an estate plan, with a will or trust, shall find that state law dictates how their property will be distributed after their death. This may not be in line with their hopes, desires, and the best interests of their family members. Creating an estate plan with a will or trust ensures your heirs know how you wanted your estate settled and may reduce family stress during a difficult time for your loved ones.
For more information or to further discuss your specific estate planning needs, contact the New Jersey and Pennsylvania law offices of McDowell Posternock Apell & Detrick, PC. We can provide the experienced and compassionate legal representation that your case requires. One of our experienced estate planning lawyers will be happy to sit down with you at our Moorestown, Maple Shade or Browns Mills offices and discuss your situation.
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