Designing Estates And Trusts To Protect Your Well-Being And Legacy

You may be uncomfortable contemplating your own mortality. However, failing to plan for death or incapacity can result in unintended consequences or difficult decisions for your family. When you create a strategy for addressing these issues before they arise, you can reduce your anxiety about future events.

At Cantor & Meyer, P.C., our legal team offers sophisticated estate planning tools and individualized service to help you prepare an estate plan that meets your needs. Our firm's co-founding attorney, Neil Meyer, has practiced law for more than 20 years. In addition to designing estates and trusts, he administers estates and defends beneficiaries' rights in court in complex matters, including will contests and breach of fiduciary duty.

Identifying The Legal Tools That Will Benefit You And Your Heirs

When you work with Mr. Meyer and our legal professionals, you gain access to a team with vast experience in this area. We can identify and explain which estate documents will help promote your welfare and ensure that your property is transferred according to your wishes.

Mr. Meyer drafts a variety of estate planning instruments, including:

  • Wills
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Medical powers of attorney
  • Advance directives (living wills)
  • Guardianship documents

In addition to helping you establish plans for the future, Mr. Meyer can aid you in protecting your assets and property today. He will use his experience in trust law to develop these trusts to minimize taxation and provide for your spouse, children or charities after death:

  • Revocable and irrevocable living trusts
  • Life insurance trusts
  • Spousal trusts and credit shelter trusts
  • Minor trusts and special-needs trusts
  • Charitable trusts and charitable remainder trusts

Trusts can be created to meet a variety of goals and can include stipulations on how and when beneficiaries receive the proceeds. As a trust administrator, Mr. Meyer can manage your trust, monitoring this arrangement and supervising the transfer of assets at the appropriate time.

Creating a detailed plan for estates and trusts take time. However, investing the effort now can safeguard both your current and future interests.

Partnering With Our Experienced Estate Lawyer Can Streamline This Complex Process. Reach Us Today To Learn More.

Read our Estates And Trust FAQ page to find answers to commonly asked questions. Do you need more information? Call our Media office at 484-441-6413 or email our staff to arrange an initial consultation.