The estate planning attorneys at Smith & Daiber, L.L.C. focus on personal, client service and customized planning for each individual and family. We work with clients through all stages of life, including:
- Estate Planning & Elder Law Services
- Planning for the care and custody of minor children
- Retirement Planning
- Protection and succession of business interests
- Investment protection
- Long term care planning
- Asset protection for seniors & disabled individuals
Individualized Estate Planning – Created for You
Many options are available when creating an estate plan. The skilled attorneys at Smith & Daiber, L.L.C. can assist you in effectively creating an individual estate plan to reflect your unique circumstances and goals. The wills and trusts attorneys at Smith & Daiber, L.L.C. will evaluate your assets and wishes for disposition of those assets upon passing. Once we have a thorough understanding of your needs, we will create an individual estate plan to specifically address and meet your goals to potentially avoid probate.
Legal Strategies for Estate Planning Include:
- Revocable living trusts
- Irrevocable trusts
- Durable powers of attorney
- Health care documents
Without legal planning your estate will be distributed after death according to Missouri’s laws of intestacy. Of course, this may not be the plan you want.
Creating a proper estate plan with the wills and trusts attorneys at Smith & Daiber, L.L.C. will replace Missouri laws of distribution with an estate plan uniquely your own. Estate planning instruments that our attorneys may utilize include, wills, trusts, transfer on death deeds, living wills, durable power of attorney and power of attorney, along with other estate planning mechanisms.