Trusted Legal Advice in Estate Planning and Probate
At Gould Law Firm, we understand the importance of estate plans. They protect your hard-earned assets from taxation, provide for your loved ones, and ensure your assets go to the correct beneficiaries. We also appreciate how stressful estate administration and probate can be for the executors and beneficiaries.
We provide skilled, caring, and competent legal guidance to individuals and families throughout West Michigan. If you are creating an estate plan, administering an estate, or navigating probate, Gould Law Firm can help.
Services We Provide
Although some people attempt to create their own estate plans with do-it-yourself documents online, we don't advise going this route. It's not wise to handle estate administration and probate without
a well-informed lawyer.
We can assist you in:
Drafting estate-planning documents, including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney
Designating the correct executors, health care proxies, powers of attorney, and beneficiaries
Establishing guardianships for incapacitated individuals
Administering estates and distributing assets to beneficiaries
Inventorying and valuating property and assets of the deceased
Administering trusts of all kinds
Resolving estate disputes, such as will contests
Handling any other issues you encounter, no matter how complex