Good legal representation doesn’t cost - it pays!
Do I need an attorney when purchasing real estate? Buying or selling your home is most likely the single biggest investment of your life. An attorney can review and prepare a contract to purchase or sell your home in a way that not only protects you, but is fair to all parties involved in the transaction.
The time to hire an attorney is before all parties have signed a contract.
Is an attorney necessary when planning an estate? There are a few questions you may have regarding planning for the transfer of your assets upon your death:
Do I need a probate?
Can assets be transferred without probate?
How can I avoid probate?
Do I really need to do a formal probate when someone dies? How can I avoid probate with TOD, POD, joint ownership accounts/deeds?
Will there be "death taxes," and how can I avoid or minimize them?
Do I need a Will?
Protect yourself, your assets and your loved ones. The time to hire an attorney is when you begin to accrue assets.
Is an attorney necessary when entering an assisted living facility or nursing home?
What happens if/when I have to go into assisted living or a nursing home?
What are nursing home expenses, and how will I pay for them?
Will my spouse/family have to sell my house/other assets?
Will I lose everything?
Protect yourself, your assets and your loved ones. The time to hire an attorney is before you need to think about assisted living and nursing homes.
Is an attorney necessary if I become sick and become incapacitated?
Do the courts become involved?
How do I plan for end of life or serious sickness concerns?
Are there documents available to avoid guardianships and to allow a family member to carry out my wishes if I am are unable?
Protect yourself, your assets and your loved ones. The time to hire an attorney is before you are vulnerable.
Do I need an attorney when a landlord/tenant relationship goes bad?
Did the relationship end with the proper notice or court action if necessary?
How can I obtain information on screening prospects and leases?
If you are a landlord: did you remember to properly account for the security deposit, if there is one, within 21 days of the tenant vacating?
The time to hire an attorney is before you rent/rent out a property.