Bratton Estate & Elder Care Attorneys can create a last will and testament that ensures your family receives your assets if something happens and you pass away. In addition, we offer comprehensive estate planning that addresses many related needs and concerns. No matter if you are a single young adult, a young family, a couple looking at retirement, or an aging grandparent, we can design a plan that is as unique as your situation.
Our Atlantic City, NJ estate planning lawyers will work with you and your family to develop a plan that will stand up to legal scrutiny if necessary but still ensure your family receives the assets you left for them. We can handle even the most complex and high-asset estates.
Call (856) 857-6007 to talk with a member of our team.
We Know How to Navigate the Estate Planning Process in Atlantic County
At Bratton Estate & Elder Care Attorneys, we know the steps to take to create a comprehensive, effective estate plan. We will walk you through the process and create the legal documents necessary. This includes:
- Choosing an estate administrator or executor of your will to oversee the Atlantic County probate process and the administration of your estate
- Naming guardians and fiduciaries for any minor children or dependent adults
- Creating trusts to ensure future financial stability for dependents
- Documenting any planned giving or other charity donations
- Working to make the administration process easier on your family following your death
No matter if this is your first will or estate plan, or if your current plan no longer fits your family’s needs, our team can help you by making this process as streamlined as possible. We will ensure your plan addresses all your concerns as well as includes everything necessary to address your needs and priorities.
A comprehensive estate plan can include as little as a last will and testament, or it can include dozens of legal documents that address different parts of the plan. When we create your plan, we may create legal documents that include:
- Your last will and testament
- Revocable living trusts and irrevocable trusts
- Powers of attorney
- Healthcare powers of attorney (advanced directives)
- Guardianship documents for the care of your minor children
- Other types of contracts and agreements
If you do not have an estate plan in place, if your current will needs updating, or if your plan no longer meets the growing needs of your family, reach out to the team from Bratton Estate & Elder Care Attorneys. Dial (856) 857-6007 to talk to someone about Atlantic City, NJ estate planning today.
Wills Are the Best Way to Reduce the Risk of Estate Disputes and Litigation
While distributing your assets as you prefer is important, it may not be the most important function of an estate plan. Having a last will and testament prepared by an estate planning attorney and designed to stand up to legal scrutiny is key in reducing the risk of estate disputes and litigation.
Unfortunately, in-fighting, disagreements, and other types of conflict are common after a loved one passes away. This is primarily only true when there is no will or estate plan in place. With a valid will, there is no reason to fight over what your loved one would want–they left clear instructions to follow. We can help you create this type of plan for your family.
In addition, there are additional benefits to going through the planning process with our team. We can reduce a lot of the stress on your family immediately following your death. This is possible through:
- Making it possible to avoid the probate process or easier to navigate the process
- Making the administration of your estate as easy as possible
- Handling the administration of your estate on your family’s behalf, if they prefer
- Ensuring your immediate family has access to accounts so they can continue to pay household bills and other expenses
- Ensuring your family will not have to worry about the future after you pass away
Call Bratton Estate & Elder Care Attorneys today at (856) 857-6007 to discuss your needs with an estate planning lawyer in Atlantic City, NJ, on our team. We can help you build a plan that fits your needs and addresses your concerns. We never use templates or one-size-fits-all estate plans. Your estate plan is built specifically for you based on your unique needs.
Let Us Give You Peace of Mind About Your Children’s Future
One of the most important parts of a last will and testament for most young families is the part that ensures the minor children receive care, love, guidance, and financial support if their parents pass away. We can walk you through the factors that play a role in deciding on and naming a guardian and fiduciary for your children in the unlikely event that something happens to both you and their other parent.
If you already know who you want to name, we can create the legal documents to ensure the decision holds up in court if challenged. We can also help you document your preferences and priorities related to raising your children. This could include attending certain schools, addressing unique medical needs, religious upbringing, and more.
We can also create guardianship and/or fiduciary plans for adult dependents if you provide care for an adult child or another family member with special needs.
Talk to an Estate Planning Attorney in Atlantic City, NJ
The estate planning lawyers from Bratton Estate & Elder Care Attorneys can help you create a comprehensive estate plan today or update an out-dated plan that no longer fits your family’s needs. We can meet with you in Atlantic City, NJ, or we have four offices across the state: Haddonfield, Moorestown, Trenton, and Linwood. We also have an office in Philadelphia and can meet with you nearby if you live or work in the city.
To learn more about how estate planning could benefit your family, or to get started today, call (856) 857-6007 to speak with an estate planning lawyer in Atlantic City, NJ.