When you want to protect your assets and what you have worked hard for, you want a firm that is experienced and can navigate the complex ins and outs of estate planning. Hamilton Estate Planning is experienced in the details of estate planning and can help you plan for your future to ensure your desires are carried out.
Hamilton Estate Planning counsels families and individuals clients in estate and personal planning and can help prepare a variety of documents, as well as advise you properly on the distribution of your assets 401 (k) plans, retirement accounts and other compensation plans.
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When your loved ones can no longer make financial and monetary decisions on their own and have not provided someone with a power of attorney, it is often necessary to petition the court for guardianship and/or conservatorship.
This is a complex process and requires gathering financial and medical documentation to present to the court for approval. We will work with you through this confusing process to make it easy and help ease your mind.
We can help you establish a trust, based on your situation. Trusts are often set up to maintain privacy, avoid probate and provide for care should you become incapacitated.
There are many different types of trusts, including:
Revocable, Irrevocable, Testamentary, Charitable Remainder, and Charitable Lead Trusts
Special Needs Planning
Paul Hamilton and his team help guide parents or families who have a child or a family member with special needs. We know how difficult and emotional it can be to prepare for future of your loved one and we are here to help guide you through all of the issues. Our experience and planning can ensure your loved one will receive the best possible care for the future.
Long-Term Care Planning
The personalized service at Hamilton Estate Planning helps create a tailor-made plan for you to establish long term care for your particular situation. From advising you on public benefits like Medicaid or VA Aid and discussing long term living arrangements to planning the management of your financial resources, we are here to help you feel comfortable. We help you preserve your estate and give you peace of mind, so you can enjoy the present and the future.
Probation, Administration & Estate Litigation
If a person dies with a will, their estate must be probated. We assist in preparing the petition for the court, notifying debtors, and creditors and attending hearings to get the executor appointed.
In some cases, when one dies without a will, it is necessary to file a Petition for Administration. We assist in preparing these documents, notifying the appropriate parties.
We have experience in the rough and tumble world of estate litigation. While we would love for everyone to get along, our firm never stays away from fighting to make sure the last wishes of your loved one are carried through.