Build A Legacy And Preserve Family Assets

People often misunderstand the importance of estate planning. It is not just for those with large estates. Regardless of the amount of wealth, careful estate planning using wills and trusts is crucial to protect the assets you want to pass to loved ones and to make the process as easy for them as possible. It is also essential to have a plan for guardianship in place for your minor children should you predecease them.

At Hess & Jendro Law Office, P.A., our attorneys will take the time to understand your goals and develop a complete picture of what you own. We have the tools and experience to find assets you may have overlooked. From there, we advise you on the legal instruments that best suit your needs. When it is time to establish a comprehensive plan, you can then make informed choices that safeguard your family's financial security.

Detailed Guidance For Helping Future Generations

We are committed to partnering with our clients. To do this, our attorneys evaluate your situation and explain the advantages and disadvantages of each estate planning device, including:

  • Wills Our attorneys help individuals to draft a document that satisfies all legal requirement and makes clear provisions on how to distribute property smoothly without undue stress.
  • Trusts Trusts are not just for the wealthy. Our attorneys can design an instrument to hold and efficiently distribute what you own according to your wishes while avoiding probate, certain tax obligations and unnecessary expenses.

  • Guardianship Parents of young children have an obligation to make accommodations for their health and safety no matter what occurs. We work with families to name guardians, and we can also help parents prepare devices to fund living expenses and education.
  • Probate Hess & Jendro Law Office lawyers know how to navigate the Minnesota probate court to execute a testator's instructions promptly and correctly. In many cases, families are relying on their inheritance, so an experienced guide can help avoid unnecessary stress and expense at an already difficult time.

No two individuals or families are the same. At our firm, we know that an effective estate plan is crafted based on the people and property involved. This gives our clients an advantage over cookie-cutter solutions.

Contact Our Estate Planning Attorneys To Safeguard Your Family's Future

If you have questions about planning your estate, our lawyers will take the time to get to know you and your needs. Call Hess & Jendro Law Office, P.A., in Elk River at 763-200-6626 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. We serve clients throughout the Twin Cities area and northwestern suburbs as well as Central Minnesota.