Estate planning helps to guarantee that your assets and estate are administered and distributed in the way that you want. At Albarelli & Stirba, our team of attorneys and support staff will walk you through the planning process and will help prepare the documents necessary to effectuate the desired outcome and distribution of your estate. Depending on your particular circumstances, we offer Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Guardianship Directives and Advanced Care Directives/Living Wills. These documents should be reviewed every ten years to ensure that your wishes remain constant, or upon a life-changing event, such as a divorce, and/or birth/adoption of a child.
After the passing of a loved one, the attorneys at Albarelli & Stirba, will help you handle the affairs of your loved one’s estate. Through a process called probate or estate administration, our team will assist with all aspects of traversing the legal system in order to properly transfer assets after death. We will assist you in the following ways: Probating the Will or Administering the Estate from start to finish; Preparing Estate Accountings; Preparing and filing inheritance tax returns; processing death and life insurance claims, and distributing assets to named heirs and beneficiaries.