Denver Estate Planning & Probate Lawyer
James A. Littlepage Law Offices
Very few of us are excited about the prospect of creating an estate plan. After all who wants to contemplate his or her mortality? There are, however, good reasons to have an estate plan. Perhaps the best reason is that if you don't have a plan, the State of Colorado will "write" one for you - and, not surprisingly, that plan probably will not express your wishes.
With the guidance of an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer from James A. Littlepage Law Offices, you can create a plan that protects your loved ones and ensures your wishes will be honored. Having provided excellent service to over 2,500 clients with their estate planning, probate and business succession needs, Mr. Littlepage has been recognized in 2010,
2011, 2012 and 2013 with a
FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award as seen in
By creating an estate plan you can:
- Select your beneficiaries;
- Eliminate (or reduce) the federal estate tax;
- Save thousands of dollars in probate and attorney's fees;
- Provide for minor children, disabled children and grandchildren;
- Equitably distribute estate assets in complicated family situations;
- Provide for the management of your affairs if you become disabled;
- Ensure the smooth transfer of ownership and management of your family business; and
- Avoid burdening your family with the inconvenience and emotional toll of settling your estate
Estate Planning Matters We Handle
Estate planning for the future is not just for the wealthy. To obtain knowledgeable legal advice on estate planning contact the Law Offices of James A. Littlepage in Denver. We will provide you with clear, easy to understand options and skilled and proficient legal advice on many different issues pertaining to estate planning including issues relating to:
As a client of our firm, we welcome your follow-up questions and are happy to provide as much or as little information about the estate planning process as you are comfortable with. We encourage our clients to contact us when they acquire new property or there are changes in the family in order to ensure that their estate plan documents are always up to date.
Serving Your Probate, Elder Law, and Business Succession Planning Needs
Our legal team is also able to assist with elder law advice when the need arises. Elder law issues include those pertaining to powers of attorney,
Medicaid planning. If there has been a death in the family, we can provide the guidance you need to attend to all legal matters including
probate and estate administration. These matters also include issues such as
breach of fiduciary duty, and
distribution of assets.
If you are a business owner, you will want to be sure that your estate planning attorney is also experienced in business matters in order to ensure the best outcome. Our firm provides guidance and advice regarding small business matters, (such as
business succession planning,
corporations / LLC, or
buy-sell agreements), thus streamlining the estate planning process while encompassing the needs of the individual as well as the "owner." We encourage you to contact our firm for professional advice with a friendly attitude.
Choose a Knowledgeable Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Colorado
Whether you have extensive wealth or just need to educate yourself about probate or elder law issues, we are able to provide you with knowledgeable and practical legal advice at a reasonable cost. For most services we charge a flat fee, and the initial 30 minute estate planning or probate consultation is complimentary. We look forward to providing the same service to you.
Contact a Denver estate planning lawyer at James A. Littlepage Law Offices to get the legal advice you need regarding your estate planning.