Estate Planning at Higier Allen & Lautin is handled by:

Estate Planning & Probate

Higier Allen & Lautin’s estate planning attorneys play a vital role in designing strategies to maximize asset protection and wealth preservation for clients. Our clients rely on the experience and knowledge of our estate planning attorneys to ensure that their assets are protected from creditors and are preserved for their selected beneficiaries.

We assist clients in all phases of estate planning, marital property planning and asset preservation planning. We also assist with the selection and creation of appropriate documents to implement the estate, marital property or asset preservation plan, including:

  • Pre- and post-marital agreements
  • Simple and complex wills and codicils
  • Trusts
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Medical powers of attorney and medical directives
  • Family partnerships and other entities created for asset management and wealth planning

When trusts are appropriate, we prepare all necessary trust documentation and assist clients with the transfer of assets to the trust. Our estate planning attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced in all types of trust vehicles, including:

  • Bypass and marital trusts
  • Revocable trusts
  • Irrevocable trusts
  • Irrevocable life insurance trusts
  • Charitable trusts

Our attorneys also assist clients with probating wills and implementing estate plans.