Estate Planning and Probate

Michigan Estate Planning and Probate Lawyer

Whether you have an existing will, or are interested in making critical estate planning decisions for the first time, our experienced estate planning and probate attorneys can provide you with the support and legal guidance you need to secure the financial future of your family.

At Vander Horst Law Office, P.C., we are experienced in assisting individuals and families making important estate planning decisions. We also provide representation in probate court and in estate administration.

Our attorney and staff provide compassionate and knowledgeable support to every client making important estate planning decisions.

We know that every family is unique and has different planning needs. Our estate planning attorney will provide you with information and recommend options and alternatives to ensure that your interests will be acknowledged when you are no longer capable of controlling your estate.

Contact Vander Horst Law Office, P.C. today for more information on our estate planning services. We can assist you with any of the following:

  • Wills: An effective last will and testament addresses many complex issues - distribution of property to heirs, guardianships for minor children, testamentary trusts, and more. We discuss your situation and draft a simple will or complex will that meets your estate planning needs.
  • Trusts: Wills and trusts are the core of many estate plans. Whether you elect to create a trust for tax planning purposes or wish to establish college funds for a grandchild, we can assist you. Some types of trusts are special needs trusts, marital trusts, charitable remainder trusts, and other living trusts.
  • Incapacity planning: In addition to wills and trusts, we can also assist you in the preparation of a power of attorney, health care directive, and a living will so that you can direct your family members in making decisions regarding your health care should you become incapacitated. It is critical to think about these important decisions now to protect your family members from making difficult decisions for you.
  • Power of attorney: We can assist you with establishing a health care power of attorney or financial power of attorney, so that a family member or appointed person has the authority to manage your health care and financial matters.
  • Probate and estate administration: When a loved one passes away, the family is faced with complex legal papers and probate court proceedings. With the assistance of the Vander Horst Law Office, P.C., you can rest assured that the process will proceed as smoothly as possible. Our attorney and staff work to resolve probate and estate administration matters efficiently and effectively.

Our estate planning and probate lawyer is sympathetic to the number of sensitive issues related to estate planning and will provide you with all of the information you need to be confident in your legal choices and your future.

For more information about our estate planning and probate services, contact Vander Horst Law Office, P.C., Kalamazoo, MI

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