An experienced estate planning attorney serving anchorage and beyond
Estate planning is about making choices that affect the future. While none of us can control important future events, such as our deaths, we can take steps that will protect our assets and ultimately make things easier for our families.
Good estate planning leaves important decisions about your property in your hands, and it can prevent unnecessary losses and taxes, as well as possible conflicts among your loved ones.
As a lawyer with strong experience in Alaska law, I work with clients to help them decide how their assets will be distributed after their death and determine who will act on their behalf if they become incapacitated. In developing personalized estate strategies that meet my clients' specific needs, I draft and review estate planning documents, including:
Powers of attorney
Durable powers of attorney
Health care directives
Special needs trusts/Miller trusts
Long-term care planning
Guardianships and conservatorships
When done properly, wills and trusts are powerful tools. They offer a chance for you to divide your assets as you see fit and make critical health care decisions now — instead of allowing strangers to do so later. As part of a coordinated estate plan, wills and trusts allow you to maintain control of your estate even after your death and make sure that family needs and specific expenses are taken care of.