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Estate Planning For Life And Legacy

Contrary to popular belief, estate planning is not primarily about death and dying. Rather, it is about comprehensive, responsible long-range planning spanning all stages of life. Nolan, Mulford & DeLeeuw, is a dependable resource for basic estate planning as well as more complex estate law issues and probate administration. Our clients in northeast Missouri turn to us for guidance through estate administration and a full range of estate planning tools, including:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care directives

Attorney Joshua DeLeeuw leads this area of our firm’s practice. For substantial estates, his knowledge of tax law brings deep insights. For all types of estate issues, the firm guides people toward cost-effective, customized solutions.

When Disputes Must Be Resolved

Estate law matters are not always about creating documents and handling administrative law matters in probate court. Disputes sometimes arise, leading to legal problems such as:

  • Will contests
  • Probate litigation
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Conflicts between adult children and second wives or husbands of decedents
  • Conflicts among estranged branches of families
  • Disputes related to business partners’ or creditors’ rights

In matters of contention like these, attorney Patrick Nolan’s litigation skills may be an asset, allowing for efficient dispute resolution. His ability to assert clients’ rights strongly complements Mr. DeLeeuw’s in-depth knowledge of complexities in estate law matters.

Turn To A Trusted Professional For Wills, Trusts And Probate

If you are thinking about creating or updating a will or trust, why put it off? Meet the challenge head-on. Life is full of the unexpected. Put together an estate plan or revise an existing one after a divorce or remarriage for peace of mind. Discuss related tax issues and other financial matters with an experienced transactional law attorney.

Feel free to ask our advice on related elder law issues, too, such as long-term care contracts and elder abuse including undue influence in estate planning. We are prepared to advise you on whatever concerns you have related to estates, business succession planning, taxes and more. Contact Nolan, Mulford & DeLeeuw by phone at 660-386-4622 or by email.