Wills, Trusts & Estates
Estate Planning and Administration
Attorney Mara offers experience and expertise with respect to the drafting of estate planning documents from simple Wills to complex estate plans involving revocable and irrevocable inter vivos trusts. We can draft the necessary documents to help you plan for your future and the future and protection of your family. Our firm has particular experience assisting clients with both the personal and financial aspects of estate planning, including minimizing estate taxes. In addition, we can draft documents that protect your independent control over your assets but also prepare for the possibility that you may need help in the future.
Since the inception of our practice we have assisted individuals in the drafting of documents ranging from simple wills to complicated trusts. Trusts can play an important role in making sure that your testamentary wishes are carried out, especially where a beneficiary is a minor or has a particular handicap. They can also be helpful in limiting the amount of estate tax that your estate could be liable for. For some individuals, a special needs trust may be necessary. Proper planning with our estate planning attorney who has significant expertise and experience in estate planning is essential to avoiding the many pitfalls in this area of the law. Moreover, we can help you with preparation of a Living Will, Health Care Proxy and Durable Power of Attorney.
With respect to the loss of loved ones, Hashim & Spinola can take you through the Probate process in an efficient manner and assist you in probating the estate of a loved one, whether you act as administrator or executor of an estate. In addition, our firm also has extensive experience with respect to establishing a guardianship or conservatorship.