You spend years—decades even—to provide for your family’s needs. You work hard to leave a proper legacy for your children and grandchildren. What a shame if all that was wasted or your family squabbled over who gets what and when if you were to die unexpectedly or were incapacitated. Give yourself peace of mind and prepare now to ensure your family will be properly taken care of upon your death. No one likes to think about the end of his/her life, but leave a legacy of love and thoughtfulness rather than discord and confusion amongst family members. A myth exists that only the elderly and wealthy need wills and trusts. Everyone needs a will or trust. That’s worth repeating. Everyone needs a will or trust to avoid unnecessary costs, delays—or worse—probate.
Buntrock Harrison Gardner, PLLC is committed to a caring, thorough and effective approach to end-of-life realities. Their goal is to provide personal legal assistance to help prevent probate and potentially contentious family battles when a loved one dies. Everyone’s situation is different. Buntrock & Gardner understand that and guides families through the legal tools that suit each family or individual.
Buntrock Harrison Gardner can help guide you in the direction of the best plan for your personal needs and concerns. These are the areas in which they can assist you:
- Advance Health Care Directive
- Durable Power of Attorney
- Estate Planning
- Guardianships & Conservatorships
- Gun Trusts
- Living Trust
- Probate / Trust Administration
- Wills & Trusts
It’s never too early to plan for your family’s future. You just don’t want it to ever be too late. Call Buntrock Harrison Gardner today at 480.664.7728 for legal assistance on your estate planning questions and concerns.
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