At the Medina, Ohio Law Office of Parker & Erb, LLC, we understand how important it is to protect the assets you have worked all of your life to acquire. Attorneys Parker & Erb have been helping families and individuals in Medina, Wooster, North Canton, and other communities throughout the state to protect their hard-earned assets with in-depth and personalized estate planning options.
Estate planning in Medina, Wooster, and North Canton begins with deciding how you want the assets you have acquired to be distributed either after your death or in the event you are unable to make financial decisions on your own while you are alive. A properly thought out and professionally prepared estate plan from the Law Office of Parker & Erb, LLC will accomplish your goals while reducing estate taxes, avoiding costly probate, and ensuring that end of life and other health-related decisions are anticipated and provisions made for someone to make them.
Getting Started with a Medina, Wooster, and North Canton Estate Plan
Your estate plan begins with a meeting with Parker & Erb, LLC to discuss any financial, family, business, or health issues that are of a concern to you. This information will assist your attorney in designing a plan to meet the challenges presented by the issues that are of a concern to you. These challenges might include:
- Providing for a child with a disability receiving Medicaid assistance
- Preserving personal assets from the consequences of business or professional misfortunes
- Providing for charitable giving during your lifetime and after your death
A review of your assets, income, and other information relevant to creating the personalized estate planning documents required to ensure that your financial affairs and future health care needs are in order.
Elements of Your Estate Plan
At the Law Office of Parker & Erb, LLC, we have the knowledge of Ohio law, the experience gathered through years of practice in Medina, Wooster, and North Canton, and the compassion to formulate a plan and create the documentation to set your mind at ease about the future. Our estate planning services include preparation of the following documents personalized to your needs:
- Last will and testament
- Living wills
- Durable powers of attorney for health care
- Declarations of mental health treatment
- Durable powers of attorney
- Will probate proceedings
- Charitable trusts
- Living will declarations
- Irrevocable trusts
Long-Term Planning Assistance
Parker & Erb, LLC can help you to make the most of the assets and other resources that you have worked most of your adult life to achieve. Our commitment is to personalized service and helps ensure that the estate plan our office designs will address your specific concerns, needs and wishes regarding future health care needs, retirement and the eventual passing of your assets to your family and loved ones in Medina, Wooster, and North Canton.
Estate planning today can help to avoid problems in the future. A simple matter such as designating someone to make your important health care decisions in the event you are unable to do so can accomplished through a durable power of attorney for health care. When combined with a living will in which your end-of-life wishes are memorialized, these two documents can avoid intra-family disputes while ensuring that your wishes are honored even when you cannot communicate them on your own.
Another estate planning tool that can avoid having your wishes pertaining to the distribution of your estate ignored is the last will and testament. The estate of a deceased person in Medina, Wooster, and North Canton without a will is distributed according to the provisions of state law which might conflict with your wishes.
Everyone Can Benefit from Estate Planning
You do not have to be wealthy to take advantage of the estate planning services offered at the Law Office of Parker & Erb, LLC. Find out more about how estate planning can help to protect your financial future and ensure that your estate is distributed according to your wishes upon your death. Call us today at 330.725.4114 to schedule an estate planning consultation.