Estate Planning/Estate Administration

paper-weightThere’s much more to estate planning than assets and taxes.At Halcomb Singler, LLP, we help you navigate the complex legal and financial issues involved in trust and Indianapolis estate planning. Despite the traditional view that estate planning only benefits wealthy individuals and their families, we provide these services to clients of all income and asset levels. A thorough estate plan encompasses not only asset protection and tax planning, but also includes a thoughtful and personal analysis of your family and its unique individuals and relationships.

We work closely with you to implement strategies to protect your assets, but also use creative methods to tailor your plan specifically to your family’s needs. We have many tools at our disposal to help you accomplish your goals whether they be to avoid probate, minimize estate and inheritance taxation, avoid family conflict, protect against potential attacks on inheritance by creditors, or provide for a loved one with special needs, chemical dependency or creditor issues.

Many attorneys can draft estate planning documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney. We go beyond document preparation and build close personal relationships with our clients. We want you to understand your estate plan and its components and will take the time to explain, in plain language, our proposed strategies to help you achieve your goals.

Our estate planning services include:

  • Developing strategies for asset succession and minimizing transfer taxes
  • Preparation of Wills and Trusts
  • Preparation of Powers of Attorney, Living Wills and Health Care Representative Designations Transfer
  • Re-titling of assets to ensure compliance with overall estate plan
  • Assisting with admission of decedent’s will to probate
  • Identification and gathering of assets
  • Representing the estate against legal actions such as third party creditor claims
  • Preparing estate fiduciary income tax returns
  • Distributing assets and obtaining the discharge of the fiduciary

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For a free legal consultation with one of our estate planning attorneys, please complete and submit our contact form or call us directly at 317.575.8222. Evening and weekend appointments are available.

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