Estate Planning, Tax Planning And Succession Planning
Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC., offers sophisticated estate planning services to help our clients protect what they have, plan for death or disability, and arrange for smooth transfer of family assets to the next generation.
We create wills and trusts for a diverse range of clients, from couples with few assets and no existing estate plans to advanced strategies for clients with larger estates who want to minimize estate taxes, limit probate expenses or plan for business succession.
Attorney Julie M. Haas has an advanced LLM degree in tax. Her experience and background in estate planning/taxation allow her to handle the most complex of estate and tax planning matters.
Located in Pratt County, Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC., serves surrounding counties of south central and western Kansas. Do not put off estate planning any longer — call us at 620-672-9446 to arrange a free half-hour consultation to discuss your needs.
We can walk you through the basics of estate planning and help you anticipate different scenarios to create individualized solutions that address your concerns and align with your goals:
- A will to declare your wishes regarding inheritance and guardianship of children
- Durable power of attorney for business (if you become incapacitated)
- Durable power of attorney for health care (medical or end-of-life decisions)
- Elder law and Medicaid planning
- Business succession planning
- Asset protection
Trusts And Sophisticated Estate Planning Strategies
We are knowledgeable about a variety of estate planning mechanisms for accomplishing your goals. To the extent consistent with the law, we can help bypass probate, preserve Medicaid eligibility or protect assets from creditors.
We can explore the pros and cons of irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs), qualified personal residence trusts (QPRTs), credit shelter trusts (“family trusts”) and marital trusts, revocable trusts (grantor trusts), special needs trusts, charitable trusts and other vehicles for carrying out your wishes.
Probate Services And Estate Disputes
Our lawyers can help executors or trustees in probate, estate and trust administration fulfill their appointed duties in a thorough, efficient and cost-effective manner. We assist with every aspect of settling a loved one’s estate, from paying debts and liquidating assets to distributions, final accounting and reporting.
We also represent beneficiaries, excluded heirs or executors in will contests and probate litigation, such as disputes over the validity of the will or valuation of property, allegations of undue influence or misappropriated assets, or remedies for breach of fiduciary duty.
Set Up Your Free Initial Consultation Now
Stull, Beverlin, Nicolay & Haas, LLC., offers a free half-hour consultation to explore your needs and wishes regarding the preservation and distribution of your estate. Contact our office today to arrange a convenient time with our experienced lawyers.