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Premiere Manhattan Estate Planning Lawyers Helping You Foster A Better Future
No one can be prepared for every twist and turn life brings. But it’s possible to set yourself up for success, no matter what lies ahead. Estate planning is a key component to protecting the future!
At the Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy P.C., we focus on estate planning to help our valued clients protect their families and make sure their wishes are carried out regardless of what life throws at them. With sound legal guidance from our experienced Manhattan estate planning attorneys, you can prepare for the future with confidence knowing your assets have been handled with care and your family’s best interests remain secure in the event something unexpected happens.
We have foresight for the future. No matter the size of your estate, we help those from all walks of life plan ahead. Our team understands that estate planning can be an intimidating process, and we strive to guide you every step of the way so that your needs are met. At Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy P.C., we utilize our experience in wills, trusts, probate administration, and more to make sure your estate is properly managed and administered according to your wishes. Get in touch with us today at 516-518-8586 for a initial consultation.
New York City Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law Attorney
What Goes Into an Effective Estate Plan?
Ideally, estate planning should start now and be revisited regularly. It’s important to have a comprehensive plan in place that addresses your goals, values and wishes so you can set up an airtight future for yourself and your family members.
At the Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy P.C., we help our clients create flexible estate plans that accommodate their wishes today while also allowing them the flexibility to adjust these plans in the event something unforeseen arises. Some elements commonly found in effective estate plans include:
- Powers of attorney
- Health care directives
When you decide it’s time to plan for the future, trust in the experienced estate planning attorneys at Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy P.C. We take an overarching and detailed approach to ensure that all your needs are taken into consideration, and nothing is overlooked. Get in touch with us today for an initial consultation!
What Do Most People Overlook When Estate Planning?
Estate planning is a vital process for preserving your legacy and ensuring your loved ones are provided for after your passing. Unfortunately, many people overlook important components when they start the estate planning process. One of these key elements is to ensure you have an up-to-date will in place that accounts for all potential scenarios should something happen to you or other family members. A comprehensive will helps provide clear direction on how assets should be allocated following death and can also help protect against disputes among beneficiaries. It’s crucial to review any changes in circumstances such as marriage, divorce, remarriage, or the birth of children since these may affect how assets are distributed.
Another aspect of estate planning that is overlooked is the appointment of a guardian for any minor children. Without making your wishes clear, the courts will be forced to decide who is best suited to raise your children should something happen to you or another parent. With over a decade of experience, attorney Vlad Portnoy and his team will carefully review your estate plan, revising when needed and providing straightforward advice!
What Does an Experienced Estate Planning Lawyer Do?
An experienced estate planning lawyer from our Manhattan estate planning law firm can help you create a plan for the future that aids and protects your estate and loved ones. Our team can help you analyze your finances, develop an estate plan that reflects your wishes, and handle legal documents related to setting up trusts or wills.
The Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy P.C. will review all of the assets you own, take inventory, and advise you on the best way to distribute them after your death. This includes analyzing properties, investments, bank accounts, insurance policies, and other relevant documents. Our team can also explain how estate taxes could affect your plan in the end. There are no gaps when it comes to estate planning with our team. We are thorough, thoughtful, and determined throughout the process. For compassionate and honest service, work with us to preserve your future.
Can’t I Create an Estate Plan on My Own?
While it may be possible to create an estate plan on your own, it is not always the right choice to make. Estate planning can involve complicated legal documents and require technical knowledge of estate planning and probate law. An experienced estate planning attorney from our law firm can make sure your paperwork is properly completed and filed according to state laws. Additionally, our team will also be able to provide valuable advice about how best to structure your estate in order to maximize its value for yourself and your beneficiaries.
While hiring an estate planning lawyer has tremendous benefits, we don’t try to upsell you at every turn. Not every estate needs every legal document out there to ensure a protected future. We will advise you honestly – even if that means telling you there may be a cheaper but still effective way to plan your estate. We do this because we actually care about you and not our bottom line. When we say we work in your best interests, we truly mean it. Put your trust in us to guide you through the estate planning process with ease.
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