Estate Planning and Probate Lawyers Columbus Ohio
James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA, is a Columbus, Ohio law firm that also serves the Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Dayton areas. We work with clients to guide them in estate planning and probate.
Estate planning not only outlines the arrangements after your death, but also during your life as well. James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA, is a Columbus, Ohio law firm that works with clients to guide them in estate planning and probate.
No one wants to think about his or her own mortality. However, planning for yourself and your loved ones is critical to your future and theirs. Will your family be properly taken care of if something happens to you? Will your family be able to properly care for you if you become disabled?
Why you should have an estate plan
We provide estate plans for estates both large and small. Regardless of your age, it is important that you have an estate plan in place. A properly devised estate plan includes arranging for the orderly transfer of your assets and property following your death to the people or organizations that you designate in the manner that you want.
Probate lawyers advise on difficult estate plan decisions
Your estate plan will involve difficult decisions, such as who you want to serve as executor or trustee and who you want to be the guardian of your children. Your estate plan should also include directives for handling your finances and making decisions regarding your medical care if you are unable to do so due to an accident or illness.
What is a probate lawyer?
An attorney who advises executors and beneficiaries of on how to settle final affairs of an estate.
Estate attorneys can help you through the probate process
Every client’s situation is unique and often complex. We will take the time to discuss your circumstances, needs, and wishes, and then recommend options that work for you to give you peace of mind.
We have expertise in:
- Advising individuals and implementing estate plans
- Drafting wills and related documents
- Forming and implementing lifetime gifting strategies
Estate planning and probate lawyers in Columbus, Ohio, James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA, can help with trusts, family entities, life insurance, dynasty trust and multigenerational transfer tax planning, philanthropic and charitable giving, asset protection strategies, and estate administration. Contact us today.