Estate Planning in Upstate South Carolina
What we provide at Fiuzat Law Offices, P.C. is peace of mind. Everyone everywhere has estate in this instance estate is used as a broad term to discribe object in which you own such as a car or boat or investments as well as real estate and everything in between. Estate planning sets ones mind at ease knowing all of these propertys will be distributed to those whome you name as a recipient. If you believe your property is safe even without estate planning, you would be half correct, the state has a plan for you should you pass away but thier plans do not normally align with what you may wish.
Peace of mind customized to your life
Knowing you have a properly prepared plan in place—one that contains your instructions and will protect your family—will give you and your family peace of mind. Estate planning is one of the most thoughtful and considerate things you can do for your loved ones.
Estate Planning for your future and future of loved-ones
Without your own estate plan, it is highly possible your assets will be distributed according to state guidelines, and that is not peace of mind. What can estate planning do for you at a glance?
- include instructions for your care and financial affairs if you become incapacitated before you die
- include arrangements for disability income insurance to replace your income if you cannot work due to illness or injury, long-term care insurance to help pay for your care in case of an extended illness or injury, and life insurance to provide for your family at your death
- provide for the transfer of your business at your retirement, disability, incapacity, or death
- name a guardian for your minor children’s care and inheritance
- provide for family members with special needs without disqualifying them from government benefits
- provide for loved ones who might be irresponsible with money or who may need protection from creditors or in the event of divorce
- minimize taxes, court costs, and unnecessary legal fees, which may include funding assets into a living trust, completing or updating beneficiary designations, or otherwise aligning your assets with your estate plan