A Century Of Legal Excellence In Estates And Probate
When it comes time to create your estate plan, or if a loved one has died recently and you are going through the probate process, you should not handle your legal representation on your own or trust an inexperienced lawyer. There is a lot at stake, and successful representation in these matters requires extensive legal experience and knowledge and an understanding of the various legal nuances involved. You need to work with a law firm with a reputation for exceptional legal service in probate and estates.
At Johnson, Larson & Peterson, P.A., estate planning and probate are among our most important focus areas as a firm. Our firm was founded all the way back in 1905, and since that time, we have been providing exceptional legal care, counsel and advocacy for clients throughout Buffalo and the surrounding Minnesota areas.
Comprehensive Estate Planning And Probate Services
We provide sound counsel and representation in estate planning, and we represent clients throughout the probate process.
Wills, Trusts And Other Essential Estate Planning Instruments
Our attorneys help clients establish comprehensive estate plans that include:
- Powers of attorney
- Health care directives
Wills and trusts are the centerpiece instruments in most estate plans. They direct the disposition of the assets to the various beneficiaries and control the manner in which these assets are distributed. In addition, there are numerous agency issues to consider, including guardianships, conservatorships, powers of attorney and health care directives. With these instruments, you can make sure your health care decisions will be handled according to your wishes late in life, and you can name agents to handle your financial, health care or other important decisions later in life.
Probate And Estate Administration
At Johnson, Larson & Peterson, P.A., our attorneys represent estate administrators and will executors. We can help you:
- Avoid conflicts and lawsuits
- Manage the estate through every step of the probate process
- Clear all debts of the estate
- Distribute the estate’s assets to the appropriate beneficiaries
- Provide the court with a timely, accurate accounting of how you managed the estate
Estate administrators are held to a challenging legal standard. Our lawyers will help you navigate these legal complexities to make sure you avoid conflict or other legal problems.