FAQ

Have legal questions?

If you are looking for a quality Estate Planning lawyer, it is important that you find one that fits your needs and lifestyle, and who will understand you and protect your best interests. We understand that you may have a lot of questions during this process, for answers to commonly asked questions, check out the information below:

What is estate planning?

Estate planning is the legal practice of providing for your future and for the future of your loved ones Through estate planning, you might be able to prevent your loved ones from having to go through the stress of probating your estate and reduce taxes and other expenses.

Why do I need to plan?

If you do not take any estate planning steps, your estate will be administered and distributed by the courts. This can often lead to familial confusion and conflict, as well as increased taxes.

What is my "estate?"

Your estate is the sum of your assets. This includes, but is not limited to, your money, your property, any entitlements you may have, and any inheritance you may come in to.

What can an estate planning lawyer do for me?

An estate planning lawyer can help guide you through all of the complex legal issues associated with estate planning. From setting up a will and trust to naming a guardian, an estate planning attorney can help make this process less stressful and more understandable.

Why should I hire a lawyer for my legal issues?

While many people try to handle legal matters on their own, this is often when costly errors result. Whether you are facing family law issues or wish to begin estate planning, it is crucial that you seek counsel from an experienced lawyer. An attorney can make sure you understand all relevant laws, fill out paperwork properly, and will provide you with the counsel and guidance you need to ensure your rights remain protected. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes from retaining the right legal advocate by your side.

What should I do if I am in charge of a loved one's estate?

Being named the administrator of an estate can be extremely stressful, without the right legal assistance. If you fail to carry out your roles properly, many adverse repercussions can result and you can be penalized. Let our legal team at Alder Law Group explain to you all of your responsibilities and help you fulfill them.

At Alder Law Group, we understand that all legal issues can be daunting and stressful. We want you to know that you don't have to face these issues alone. We are passionate about cultivating relationships and helping our clients for a lifetime–when times are tough, we will be there for you. Our lawyers are knowledgeable, kind, and discrete, so you can be sure that you are in good hands.

Contact us today at (801) 463-2600 to schedule a free consultation.