A sound, forward-thinking estate plan can offer peace of mind while protecting your assets, but estate planning must be done properly to be effective. In far too many cases, not having a proper estate plan is disastrous for families, resulting in confusion, heartache and disputes among heirs.
At The Law Office of William T. Corbett, Jr., P.L.L.C., we can help you draft effective estate planning documents that reflect and honor your wishes, ensuring that your hard-earned assets are distributed in a way of your choosing.
For skilled legal guidance in preserving your estate, please call us at 704-799-7076 or complete our contact form. Attorney William T. Corbett, Jr., advises and represents clients in Mooresville, Statesville and throughout Iredell County and the surrounding areas.
When planning your estate, generally your first steps will be to identify your goals and select the proper estate planning documents to achieve those goals. The best way to create a truly effective and customized estate plan is to explore your options with a experienced estate planning attorney.
For individuals or spouses, a customized estate plan may include any of the following documents:
For many people, one of the main goals of estate planning is to minimize tax obligations. We can help you create and implement a strategy with that goal in mind. We can also help you explore your options for minimizing the cost of probate or helping your estate avoid probate altogether.
If a North Carolina resident dies without a will, the future of that person’s estate is determined by North Carolina’s intestate laws. Don’t let your assets be distributed without having a say. We can help you draft an enforceable will that clarifies exactly how you would like your property distributed. We can also recommend specific types of documents and plans that allow you to make beneficiary designations in addition to the instructions provided in your will.
Options that include beneficiary designations include:
If you have questions about any of these matters, we encourage you to contact us in Mooresville today. Attorney William T. Corbett, Jr., has more than 30 years of experience. He can answer your questions and help you create an estate plan that takes into account your needs and those of your family.