What Does An Estate Attorney Do?
Estate attorneys, also known as estate planning attorneys, assist in the planning process and afterward through the process of probate court. Estate attorneys understand the state and federal laws that will affect your estate.
Estate attorneys are licensed law professionals who understand how your estate will be handled after your death by way of inventory, value, disbursement, and taxes. While estate attorneys can walk you through the probate process, they also can help with other estate-related matters such as:
Creating a will
Designating your beneficiaries
Establishing durable power of attorney and medical durable power of attorney
Assist in reducing estate tax when possible
Assist in finding best options for the probate court process
Set up any trusts you may need to protect your assists