Regardless of your age…you need to stop procrastinating and overcome your reluctance to plan today. The benefits of planning your estate—in money saved and peace of mind preserved—make getting started on a plan one of the best ways to care for your loved ones and make sure that your hard-earned assets will be protected and distributed as you intend. In essence, estate planning makes you the boss.
In addition, regardless of your family situation—married, married with kids, kids but not married, same sex marriage, single, and so forth—our firm will help you build the best plan for you. Moreover, we will show you how your estate planning can (and should) dovetail with your planning for:
1) Educational expenses of your children and grandchildren 2) Retirement income for yourself and your spouse 3) Retirement expenses, especially for medical and long-term care
Although the future holds many unknowns, you can plan today to ease your concerns of tomorrow. The Law Office of Raymond E. Brown, LLC is here to help by providing exceptional estate planning services as well as advanced medical directives and power of attorney guidance. You will find that you can always depend on The Law Office of Raymond E. Brown, LLC to advise you on the best way to navigate the complex systems governing asset protections and ‘prescribed’ healthcare for you or a loved one.
Top 10 reasons why everyone
needs an estate plan?
- Include instructions for passing your values in addition to your valuables.
- Include instructions for your care if you become disabled before you die.
- Name a guardian and an inheritance manager for minor children.
- Include life insurance to provide for your family at your death; disability income insurance to replace your income if you cannot work due to illness or injury; and long-term care insurance to help pay for your care in case of an extended illness or injury.
- Avoid chaos and discord among beneficiaries.
- Provide for family members with special needs without disrupting government benefits.
- Provide for loved ones who might be irresponsible with money or who may need future protection from creditors or divorce.
- Provide for the transfer of your business at your retirement, disability or death.
- Minimize taxes, court costs, and unnecessary legal fees.
- Be an ongoing process, not a one-time event. Your plan should be reviewed and updated as your family and financial situations (and laws) change over your lifetime.
Protecting you and your loved ones can be a challenging task, but we are up to it!
Sometimes all you want is to ask a question. We understand this point all too well ourselves. So go ahead and ask, we promise to listen and respond as quickly and as fully as we can.