Estate Planning Attorneys in Knoxville
Helping You Plan for Your Future
Estate planning is not strictly for the rich and famous. The fact is that if you pass away without an estate plan in place, your loved ones will encounter a lot of roadblocks and red tape that can cause additional hardships during an already difficult time. At Peterson White in Knoxville, our legal team can provide the assistance you need to create an effective estate plan to reduce your family’s burdens in your absence. When you choose to work with us, you can rest easy knowing that your beneficiaries are cared for.
The Benefits of Creating an Estate Plan
An estate plan can do more than ensure your assets and property are distributed do your heirs according to your wishes. A well-crafted estate plan can provide a vast array of benefits most are often unaware of.
Below is a list of some of the benefits of creating an estate plan:
- With an estate plan in place, your family can forego having to endure the probate process, which can require a lot of time in court and substantial legal fees. Spare them the trouble of this challenging experience.
- An effective estate plan can also significantly reduce state inheritance taxes and federal inheritance taxes. Both married couples and single individuals can use these estate planning techniques to either reduce or eliminate estate-related taxes.
- If there is someone in your family whom you wish to disinherit, an estate plan can ensure they will not inherit any of your assets and property after your passing.
- If you have concerns about your family fighting for certain assets, an estate plan will reduce the likelihood of this occurring. An effective estate plan will hold up in court and prevent a drawn-out and bitter battle courtroom battle.
These are just a handful of some of the benefits you will enjoy when you work with an experienced lawyer to create an effective estate plan. You cannot know for sure what the future holds, but we can reduce the worries you may have regarding your family’s future.
Schedule a Consultation with One of Our Skilled Estate Planning Attorneys Today!
At Peterson White in Knoxville, our experienced estate planning attorneys have the knowledge and skill to help you create an effective estate plan that ensures your wishes are carried out in your absence and your property and assets are distributed to your chosen beneficiaries. You can rely on our team to safeguard your family’s future and ensure that, even after you are gone, they are cared for.