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    Our Chandler estate planning lawyers offer affordable Estate Planning Services in Arizona , Gilbert, Queen Creek, and, San Tan.

    There might be different cases where you need to consult with a law firm to deal with various types of laws. Fortunately we are here to provide the best service with our experienced lawyers. Our legal team will help you.

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    Estate Planning by experienced estate planning attorney.

    Our Estate Planning Attorney Chandler care about you.  The coordination of one's estate plan, life insurance, investments, healthcare, and long-term care needs are essential to minimizing risks and realizing retirement dreams. We help you prepare for an uncertain future and provide for your loved ones when you are no longer able to make decisions for yourself. Our experienced estate planning attorney will help with everything that you require.

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    Wills & Trusts

    We work with clients to design and draft comprehensive estate plans.  Wills and Trusts often form the core of these plans to address asset protection concerns and the transfer of your wealth.  We draft and customize your portfolio of documents with you in mind based upon our meetings together and the concerns and goals you express to us.

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    Probate in Arizona

    Probate is the type of legal proceeding required to transfer assets from a deceased person to the next owners.  A probate must be filed with an Arizona Probate court.  We can represent you in probate court and manage your cases to a successful conclusion.

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    Elder Law

    As an Elder Law Attorney in Chandler, AZ , we work with clients in both crisis planning (for immediate needs) and proactive planning (for future needs) to protect assets and prevent the impoverishment of a healthy spouse.  We will determine your loved one's Arizona ALTCS Eligibility Requirements and recommend strategies to qualify for benefits.  Depending on the mix of strategies we can employ in your case, you may be able to protect hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.

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    About Citadel Law Firm PLLC®

    Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, and Trust Administration in Arizona

    The Citadel Law Firm ® is an Arizona-based law firm serving Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Sun Lakes, Mesa, Queen Creek, and the entire Valley.  We also work with several clients from the midwest and maintain a part-time office in North Dakota.

    We serve clients in Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Probate, Elder Law, and Tax Law, and maintain smaller practices in business law.  We make your personal needs and those of your family the focus of our business. Our legal team is experienced. Our estate planning services are affordable. If you are looking for an estate planning attorney in my area call us today. We understand estate planning law.

    Our attorneys are licensed to practice in Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, and North Dakota state courts as well as several federal courts, including the United States Tax Court. All our estate plans also take into consideration asset protection.

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      Frequently asked questions about estate planning

      What is Estate Planning?

      Estate planning is distributing properties after death via will or trust. It is how to handover your property to the family members or any other person after  your death. To learn more about Estate Planning watch our video, click here.

      What is my Estate?

      Anything that you owned at death is not distributed by will, trust or intestacy laws is called your estate. It contains houses, investment properties, bank accounts, jewelry, etc. To learn more about what an estate is watch our video, click here. We can also help with POAs and a Living Will.

      Should I hire a lawyer to help me draft a will, or can I do it myself?

      Yes, you can do it on your own but it will not necessarily be what is right for you and your family to avoid probate. It will also not necessarily comply with the law of your state. You need to hire an estate planning attorney to make sure a Will is the right instrument for you. We offer the best estate planning attorney Chandler to help you. Your fist consultation is also free, that way you can make sure we are the right attorney to take care of you and your loved ones. A Chandler estate planning attorney can help.

      How much does estate planning cost?

      Estate planning can be quoted on a fixed rate or on a hourly rate. Click here to learn more about the costs involved in getting your estate planning set up with an lawyer near you. Price matters but it is not everything. Finding an affordable estate planning attorney that is the right one for your family matters too.

      Why should I work with an estate planning law firm instead of a general law firm?

      Working with an estate planning law firm instead of a general law firm can offer several advantages, especially when dealing with matters related to estate planning. Having an in depth knowledge about estate planning, estate planning law, probate and trust administration can save your family time and money.

      Some of the advantages or working ins an estate planning attorney are:

      • Expertise and specialization: Estate planning law firms focus exclusively on matters related to estate planning, trusts, wills, probate, and related areas of law. This specialization means that their attorneys have in-depth knowledge and experience in handling estate planning issues, making them better equipped to address your specific needs and concerns.
      • Customized solutions for you and your family: Estate planning is not a one-size-fits-all process. An estate planning law firm can provide personalized solutions tailored to your unique circumstances and goals. They can analyze your assets, family situation, and long-term objectives to create a comprehensive estate plan that meets your wishes and protects your loved ones. Clients find optimal solutions for their needs.
      • Updated knowledge bout estate plan and estate planning laws: Estate planning laws are subject to change, and it's crucial to have professionals who stay up-to-date with current regulations. A specialized estate planning firm will be well-versed in the latest laws and tax implications, ensuring your estate plan remains legally sound and optimized for tax efficiency.
      • Avoiding mistakes and oversights: Estate planning can be complex, and even seemingly minor errors or omissions in legal documents can have significant consequences. A Chandler estate planning attorney at specialized firms are familiar with potential pitfalls and can help you avoid mistakes that might lead to costly disputes or challenges in the future.
      • Efficient estate administration: When the time comes for your estate plan to be executed, an estate planning law firm can assist your loved ones and beneficiaries with the probate process, minimizing delays and complications during estate administration. Our estate planning lawyers are are also probate lawyers, having the best legal counsel matters in such a difficult time.
      • Asset protection: If you have substantial assets or complex financial situations, an estate planning law firm can provide strategies to protect your wealth, minimize estate taxes, and ensure a smooth transfer of assets to your beneficiaries.
      • Holistic approach: Estate planning law firms Chandler AZ often take a comprehensive view of your financial and family situation, considering how estate planning ties into other legal and financial aspects of your life. They can work alongside financial advisors and accountants to create a well-rounded plan that aligns with your overall goals.
      • Long-term relationship: Establishing a relationship with an estate planning law firm allows you to update your estate plan as your life circumstances change. They can help you make adjustments in response to events like marriages, births, deaths, or changes in financial situations. You want to make sure your hard earned assets or the life of your minor children gets personal attention.

      While general law firms may offer some assistance with estate planning, working with a specialized estate planning law firm can provide a higher level of expertise and attention to detail, ensuring that your estate plan is comprehensive, well-structured, and legally sound. Our Arizona attorneys can help you.

      Why do we offer a free initial consultation in Chandler AZ?

      We offer a free initial consultation to give you the opportunity to meet your soon to be attorney and make sure it is a good fit. It is important to work with an estate planning attorney that your are comfortable with.

      We will ask you to complete a pre meeting questionnaire so your free case evaluation can be done properly. In the pre meeting questionnaire we will ask about your legal issues and legal needs to properly access your estate planning needs. That way your Chandler estate planning attorney will be able to design the correct estate planning strategy for you and your family.

      Which estate planning documents are right for me?

      To see which estate planning documents are right for you we need to understand your estate planning needs. We offer different solutions for different clients. Most of our clients will want to create a revocable living trust. A revocable living trust is usually also created with a last will, a living will, as well as durable power of attorney and healthcare power of attorney. Only a Chandler estate planning attorney can recommend the right estate planning solution for your and your family.

      Chandler Office Location

      Are you looking for an "estate planning lawyer near me" or an "estate planning attorney near me" or "best estate attorney near me"? Look not further, Citadel Law Firm is here to help. We are the right estate planner for your family. Our legal services include affordable living trusts and revocable living trust. We trust our estate planning process. To prove that we offer you a free consultation to talk to an estate attorney before you even pay us, not all law firms do that.