Indiana Estate Planning & Speedy Administration in Marion, Johnson, Hendricks & Morgan Counties
Effectively formulating and implementing your estate planning objectives
Whether you are interested in establishing support for your family after your death or planning for your future medical care, a comprehensive estate plan can save your family money and frustration. In the event of incapacitation or death, estate planning is essential for ensuring that you and your family’s hard-earned assets are passed on in the manner that you feel is appropriate. Estate planning laws and procedures vary greatly in different states, so it is important to consult a seasoned Indiana estate-planning attorney who can help you create your customized estate plan.
At Haggerty, Haggerty and Maschmeyer in Indianapolis, we take the time to learn about you, your family and your assets. We also work with your advisors, such as your personal financial advisor, CPA, insurance agent and other professionals helping you plan for your future, to get a complete picture of your financial situation and long-term goals. Let us help you create an estate plan designed to ensure the orderly administration of your estate, minimize estate taxes and provide for the comfort and financial security of your family.
The right tools for your estate plan
By understanding you and your assets, and by speaking with your advisors, our Marion and Johnson County attorneys can help you prepare a wide range of estate planning documents, including:
- Last will and testament – Instructs lawyers and others about the distribution of your estate. It also designates your personal representative to take care of these responsibilities.
- General durable power of attorney – Enables you to appoint an agent to manage your health care and financial decisions, as well as conduct other business if you become incapacitated.
- Living trusts – Transfers legal title to property to a beneficiary. Living trusts are created while you are alive, rather than at your death.
Estate planning often involves sensitive family relationships and complex tax issues that can tinge preparing even simple documents like wills with apprehension. If you live in Marion or Johnson County, including Franklin and Greenwood, engage an estate-planning lawyer from Haggerty, Haggerty and Maschmeyer to address and alleviate your concerns.
Ensuring your family’s security and protection through guardianship
When you devise your estate plan, the care of your children is likely your foremost concern. To establish guardianships, we can provide you with straightforward advice and valuable assistance about the financial support, protection and care of your children. The lawyers at Haggerty, Haggerty and Maschmeyer look out for your loved ones as carefully as if they were our own.
Schedule your free initial phone consultation with an estate planning attorney in Indianapolis
Haggerty, Haggerty and Maschmeyer takes pride in representing and assisting clients with their estate planning needs. Call at 317.225.5327 or contact us online to schedule your free, brief initial phone consultation with an attorney who understands your case.