Taking steps to ensure that loved ones will be provided for in the event of one's incapacitation or death is important to many Tennessee residents. Crafting a thorough estate plan can prove beneficial, and it is important to clearly communicate one's wishes while still of sound mind. Issues regarding inheritance, wills, advanced medical directives and other legal matters can be complex, and without clarification, disputes among family members can arise when it comes time to execute an estate owner's plan.
Attorney Mary C. LaGrone is dedicated to guiding clients through the legal process in all types of probate and estate planning matters. Maintaining updated documents that name the beneficiaries of an inheritance, assigning powers of attorney and listing those who are to acquire legal guardianship of children in the event of parents' deaths are among many important issues commonly addressed in an estate plan. Though some find it uncomfortable to discuss matters surrounding their own mortality, dying without a plan in place often results in confusion, frustration and legal complications for the surviving family members.
Whether an immediate legal need has taken you by surprise or you are merely thinking ahead and carefully planning for your loved ones' futures, retaining assistance from an experienced attorney can help alleviate stress by simplifying the process. Our law firm strives to provide services within our clients' means. We also offer payment plans to those who may need help covering the costs of our services.
Utilizing instruments such as wills and trusts can enable an estate owner to create a plan that clearly addresses matters of inheritance. Informing the appropriate persons of one's decisions, as well as the location of pertinent documents and contact information for one's attorney, is advisable so as to avert potential discord and legal problems further down the line. Mary C. LaGrone offers sound legal counsel and effective representation with evening hours available at her Tennessee office for your convenience.