Estate Planning & Probate
Knowing there is a plan in place in the event of death or incapacity, your loved ones can be there for you, rather than worry about the legalities of how to take care of you and your affairs. Let us help you enjoy peace of mind with our comprehensive estate planning and probate services.
Wills & Trusts
Powers of Attorney
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Our estate planning attorneys are committed to making sure you feel heard. From guiding you through the estate planning process to helping you with probate, our compassionate attorneys are with you every step of the way.
Estate Planning & Probate Services
During the estate planning process, you’ll make some important decisions about the transfer of your assets. We’ll assist you in making a plan that determines who will represent you if you’re incapacitated and guide you in handling inheritance taxes. Take a closer look at our services below.
Wills & Trusts
Decide who will manage your estate after you’ve passed. By planning this legal matter in advance, you save your loved ones from stressing about your affairs while they’re grieving.
Powers of Attorney
Elect others to make health and financial decisions when you need assistance.
Get comprehensive representation for trustees, beneficiaries, and personal representatives in trust and estate administration.
Depending on the value of the estate, the assets, and the relationship of the beneficiary to the deceased person, Nebraska counties sometimes charge an inheritance tax. If you’re facing inheritance tax, contact our expert attorneys for representation in court proceedings and for legal advice when paying the fees.
Hightower Reff Law guides you through every stage of estate planning, taking you from start to finish with professionalism and care.
- Set up a consultation with our team and briefly explain your planning goals.
- Complete our digital planning workbook.
- Consult with your attorney over the phone to ask questions, clarify goals and begin planning.
- Review draft documents with your attorney.
- Sign your official estate planning documents.
Our Estate Planning Lawyers in Omaha
Get dependable, compassionate advocacy when you partner with our knowledgeable attorneys. We’ll make your next life transition smoother with expert legal advice.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is estate planning?
Estate planning is the process of arranging for the management of your assets when you have passed or become incapacitated. This includes setting up a will, trusts, powers of attorney, and more.
What is an inheritance tax?
An inheritance tax is paid by the beneficiary of an estate on the assets they have inherited. Failure to pay the tax can result in penalties being assessed against the assets of the estate.
Do I need to update my estate plan?
We recommend updating your estate plan if there are any significant changes in your life. This can include marriage, divorce, the birth of a child, or the acquisition of significant assets.
Contact Our Estate Planning Law Firm
Looking to settle all legal matters before you’ve passed?
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