Helping Clients in Lexington and Aiken South Carolina Formulate Estate Plans and Avoid Probate
Effective estate planning provides a clear plan for your future and the future of those you love. More than just a simple will, estate plans cover a wide range of situations and exist to protect both assets and family relationships. With an effective plan in place, South Carolina families can avoid probate and the divisive family arguments that often accompany the emotional decisions about elder care and inheritance. The dedicated team at Stratton & Reynolds, LLC, employs industry-leading technology which assists us to craft an effective plan to meet your unique needs.
Trusts are an important planning tool that allow you to direct how your assets are distributed while allowing you use of those assets during your lifetime. Two of the most important benefits of a trust include avoidance of probate and privacy for you and your heirs. A trust exists to provide financial protection and to specify how and when to pass assets on to a beneficiary. The common belief that trusts are suitable only for the very wealthy is simply untrue; trusts can benefit a great many people.
Powers of attorney are very useful tools that allow someone you trust to make decisions on your behalf. Our experienced attorneys can help you whether you have an immediate need or want to plan ahead to protect your loved ones.
The legal team at Stratton & Reynolds, LLC, is dedicated to providing compassionate, competent service to their clients. We understand the unique challenges that face those who are growing older. We can help you craft a plan that meets the needs and goals for you or your aging family members. Our elder law attorneys can help you anticipate the challenges ahead and help make them less stressful with a comprehensive elder care plan.
Skilled nursing care is expensive. Medicaid often helps pay for this but regulations are confusing and subject to change. We can help you get the care you need for yourself or a family member. It is never too soon to start planning.
If you are in the position of settling the estate of a loved one who has recently passed away, you want the legal process to move smoothly and efficiently. You want to honor the legacy of your loved one, and not get bogged down in a long, expensive legal experience for your family. The knowledgeable legal team at Stratton & Reynolds, LLC, wants to help you meet those goals. Our years of experience and use of industry-leading technology mean we can help you through the probate process while making sure all the heirs get everything they deserve.
We can help draft and file the legal documents to move assets through probate in the most cost-effective way possible while meeting all the legal requirements set forth by South Carolina law. If you need help sorting through a loved one’s estate and making sense to the complex probate requirements, call us today at (803) 358-7214 or take a minute to fill out the contact form to learn more about probate.
Buying real estate is a significant investment, and it is important that the closing go well to avoid extra, unexpected costs and delays. A great closing attorney can help ensure everything is done properly so you close on time and on budget.
We use industry-leading software and have offices conveniently located in Aiken and Lexington, South Carolina. If you are looking to purchase or refinance a home, give us a call today!