Other Services

Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney

Our estate planning attorneys advise individuals and couples on how to manage and protect their assets during their lifetimes and how to transfer assets after death in ways that accomplish personal objectives. A complete estate plan typically includes a will and possibly a trust as well as financial powers of attorney and advance health care directives. The estate plan might include planning for a loved one with disabilities through a third party supplemental/special needs trust, planning for a child or grandchild unable to manage an inheritance, or planning to minimize exposure to estate tax.

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Estate and Trust Administration

At Maine Elder Law Firm, we advise personal and professional fiduciaries, including trustees of revocable and irrevocable trusts, personal representatives of decedents’ estates, and agents acting under powers of attorney and advance health care directives. These fiduciaries may need legal advice on inventorying assets, dealing with creditors and addressing Medicaid estate recovery claims, correctly distributing assets, interpreting legal documents, communicating with beneficiaries, addressing income and estate taxes, understanding their obligations and authorities, and more.

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