Estate PlanningLife is filled with unanticipated events. A well drafted Estate Plan can protect you and help your loved ones answer unanticipated and life-changing questions that arise about your life, death, sickness and the unknown.
Asset protection is at the heart of our practice. It includes divorce, estate planning, planning for aging and incapacity, probate litigation, elder law, and assistance with small and family business practices. Our goal: to ensure that you have the maximum amount of money available to you when you need it, that your legacy goals are identified and planned for, that your wishes are clearly documented and that nothing of yours is given up unnecessarily.
We provide customized support to spouses who might be ending their marriages. We know how difficult this process can be, and have partner with a team of experts to help guide our clients through this challenging time.
Inspired Legal Planning for the Unexpected.
We focus on all aspects of Estate Planning, from simple wills to trusts, asset protection, guardianship, caregiving issues, special-needs trusts and probate litigation.
We also handle the full spectrum of Family Law and divorce alternatives, from mediation and collaborative law to litigation. We understand what a tough time this can be for our clients, and we help them with critical issues such as custody and support issues, and the division of property. We even provide a team of experts from related fields to help our clients, and host special “Divorce Bootcamp” events. Bottom line: we protect our clients, their families and assets by guiding them through the legal process and advocating for them 24/7.
We can help you every step of the way: as much or as little as you need.
You Can Rely on Us to Make the Process Comfortable and Productive. With our warm, collaborative spirit and professional approach, we deliver timely results, while ensuring:
- Solid legal guidance grounded in years of experience and practical wisdom.
- A true partnership that considers your needs, first.
- A creative and thoughtful process that makes it easier to talk about difficult subjects.
- Competitive fees
- Convenient client meeting times. Anytime that’s convenient for you is convenient for us.
- Responsiveness and timeliness. Emails and phone calls are answered quickly, and all documents are finalized on a timely basis.
Coming from a line of women with a whole lot of superstitions, it never occurred to me to prepare an estate plan. It would be like tempting fate. But when I met Attorney Deborah Danger at a dinner party it changed my tune. She helps people create customized wills, trusts, and estate plans, and was a lot of fun to talk with. (This is a woman who created a board game to help teach people about estate plans!) Today, she graciously spent time educating me about what’s involved with creating a customized plan.read more
When asked, “Why should I pay you to prepare my will rather than LegalZoom?” I say, “Because a Will template will not meet your needs if you answer ‘yes’ to any of the following questions.”read more
As a lawyer, when consulted about estate planning, a big part of my job is helping people plan for aging, incapacity and where their money goes after they die. Most of this planning revolves around determining how to protect money from taxes and other preventable expenses. One way to guard against estate tax and ensure wishes are honored is an IRS sanctioned technique called a QTIP trust. This method is often used by those in second marriages with children from a first marriage.read more