Medina Probate & Estate Planning Lawyer
Estate planning and probate are two very sensitive areas of law. They both deal with two different sides of death. Emotions are often running high as the individuals involved try to understand the complexities associated with these legal proceedings.
It is imperative that you retain an experienced attorney who can help you understand this process. At the Ohio law firm of Ronald R. Stanley, LLC Attorneys at Law, we are invested in the well-being of our clients. Our lawyer has more than 40 years of experience helping a vast array of individuals as they navigate the challenges associated with estate planning and probate.
Thinking about what life will be like after you are no longer here can be a daunting task. It is, however, essential if you want to protect your assets and your family.
We are prepared to help you navigate the following elements of estate planning:
- Writing wills and trusts
- Designating powers of attorney as it related to health, assets and special needs
- Drafting living wills
These documents provide a written account specifically stating your wishes after your passing. Without these documents, you family could face unnecessary stress and headaches after your death, as they attempt to navigate probate court.
After the passing of a loved one, probate is often necessary to some degree. While there are certain steps your loved ones can take to avoid a stressful probate process, it usually must be addressed in some degree, despite how prepared your loved one may have been. We are prepared to compassionately and efficiently navigate and execute the terms associated with:
- Filing and authenticating wills
- Granting and revoking letters of authority to fiduciaries in the probate of estates, with or without wills
- Overseeing and guiding the parties involved in the settlement of estates
- Appointing and removing guardians, conservators and testamentary trustees
- Wrongful death actions
- Name changes
- Powers of attorney
- Living wills
- Annuity contracts