Huntsville Estate Planning Attorney
Navigating Holdings in North Alabama Since 2004
Robertson Law was founded by Attorney Michael Robertson specifically to guide and protect individuals in various stages of the estate planning process. Attorney Robertson has the experience to help with anything from the creation of a will to litigation in probate court. Whatever life—or death—brings your way, he’ll be by your side.
Need help coming up with an estate plan? Call Robertson Law at (256) 254-5525 today.
Estate Planning Is for Everyone
Whether you realize it or not, you possess an estate. An estate includes any asset you own, such as your home, car, bank accounts, investments, and personal possessions. Securing a place for your belongings after you die may not sound pleasant, but it’s an important task that will set you and your loved ones’ minds at ease once it’s accomplished.
Documenting a legally binding estate plan is recommended for people in all stages of life. The main purpose of estate planning is to ensure both your assets and your loved ones will be in good hands after you pass on.
In addition, common estate plans can:
- Name a legal guardian for minors
- Include instructions on how to care for you in the event you become disabled
- Initiate the transfer of a business you own in the case of retirement, disability, or death
- Provide life, disability, and/or long-term care insurance in the case of illness or injury
Undergoing any type of estate planning can be an arduous task without the proper guidance. Attorney Robertson is here to help.
Contact Robertson Law for legal assistance with the types of estate planning detailed below.
Benefits of Estate Planning
Anyone can benefit from having an estate plan, it includes a combination of documents that map out how you want your assets and estate to be distributed to your loved ones.
The advantages of having an estate plan set up include the following:
Take care of your loved ones
Protect your children
Reduce your expenses
Quickly distribute your property and assets
Arrange for incapacitation
Ensure your assets are conserved
Having an estate plan makes sure nothing is left to chance in the future. Our experienced Huntsville estate planning attorney at Robertson Law are here to help guide you through the process. Let us give you peace of mind, call us today for a consultation.
Probate can be a difficult process to endure but Attorney Robertson can help you every step of the way. If one of your loved ones has passed, with or without a documented will or trust, he can help you settle their estate with fairness and compassion. He is also happy to aid in the process of probate avoidance as well.
Avoiding Probate in Alabama
The probate process can be long and costly. The avoid probate it is best to set up the following documents in your estate plan, they will make sure nothing is left to chance and provide you with peace of mind:
Living Trusts: You can create a living trust for any asset (real estate, bank accounts, vehicles, jewelry).
Joint Ownership: If you own a property with another individual and you have “right of survivorship” the other person will automatically own the property after your passing.
Payable-on-Death Bank Account: You can add a payable-on-death designation to your bank checking or savings accounts. After your passing the beneficiary can receive all the money directly from the bank without going through probate.
The Huntsville estate planning attorneys at Robertson Law are here to help create your estate plan. We will work with you to find the options that suit your needs and help you avoid the probate process. Call us today to schedule a consultation.
Trusts & Wills
Trusts and wills are important aspects of every life. Every adult possesses assets regardless of their age or socioeconomic status, so it’s important to create a legal document placing your things in order long before something happens to you. Attorney Robertson can help ensure your valuables—and values—pass on to the right people after you die.
An advance directive, also called a living will, is a document outlining your wishes for medical care in the event you are unable to communicate. There is no time like the present to secure a plan in case of this unfortunate event.
Power of Attorney
A power of attorney grants one or more persons the ability to act on your behalf during a future event, typically a physical or mental disability. Let Attorney Robertson put your mind at ease by assisting you in this process well before it’s necessary.
Don’t wait until it’s too late. Contact Robertson Law with any questions or to set up an appointment about estate planning.