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Your First Choice for Estate Planning Services in Englewood, CO

Prepare for you and your family's future. Ensures your final property and health care wishes are honored, and that loved ones are provided for in your absence by choosing our estate planning services in Englewood, CO, or Tustin, California.

Happy Senior Couple after Estate Planning, Englewood, CO

Why Have an Estate Plan?

Though often overlooked or put off in favor of more immediate concerns, a comprehensive estate plan can resolve a number of legal questions that arise when someone dies. These questions include:

  • What is the state of the decedent's financial affairs?
  • What real and personal property do they own?
  • Who receives which assets?
  • Does a personal guardian need to be appointed to care for minor children?
  • How much tax will need to be paid to transfer property ownership?
  • What funeral arrangements are appropriate?

What Is an Estate?

Your estate consists of all property owned by you at the time of your death. Such property includes:

  • Bank Accounts
  • Stocks
  • Bonds
  • Securities
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Real Estate Property
  • Personal Property

How Can a Total Family Trust Plan Help?

Regardless of your age or the size and complexity of your estate, an estate plan is important for everyone. Estate planning services help you appoint family members and other loved ones to receive your property after your death. It will also ensure that your property is transferred to those you have identified as quickly and easily as possible. Often, an estate plan helps you minimize the amount of taxes that need to be paid for your property to pass to your beneficiaries after your death.

Residential Real Estate for Family Trust, Englewood, CO

In certain circumstances, an estate plan can avoid the time and costs associated with the probate process by utilizing estate planning services and devices, such as the Total Family Trust Plan. Understanding the estate plan options that are right for you is a complex undertaking. The Law Offices of Bruce Peotter helps you identify valuable solutions for your estate planning needs.

Relationships with Heirs

Bruce believes in encouraging the relationships between will-holders and their heirs. He is working on incorporating the ideas behind ethical wills into his practice. It is important to him that the people who receive estate assets have also developed a relationship with the decedent.