Estate Planning & Probate
Wills, Trusts and Estates
Everyone needs a plan for their family and their assets in the event of incapacity or death. Who will care for your minor children if something happens to you? How can you minimize estate taxation and inefficient administration of your assets? How will your family care for you if you become incapacitated? Our estate planning attorneys will thoroughly examine your assets and the dynamics of your family. They will listen to your goals and recommend a thoughtful, comprehensive plan that will serve you and your family well.
The estate planning attorneys at the law offices of Winer and Bennett, LLP work closely with our clients, dealing with matters of estate planning with utmost care and professionalism. Attorney Brian Kelly is Winer & Bennett’s estate planning attorney, having carefully developed plans for families that include personal, business, and retirement assets in the event of a family members passing. In his several years of experience, Brian Kelly has worked with hundreds of families in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Our estate planning attorneys draft revocable and irrevocable trusts that minimize or eliminate estate taxation, avoid probate administration and structure responsible distributions to minor children and other beneficiaries with special needs. We also prepare wills for you to appoint guardians for your minor children and health care directives which allow your spouse or other family members to make health care decisions for you, if necessary. Once your documents are finalized, our attorneys will make the connection between your plan and your assets so that no assets fall through the cracks in the event something happens to you.
Death or incapacity of a loved one is particularly difficult for family members charged with the responsibility of administering their loved one’s assets. Our attorneys counsel fiduciaries on how best administer trusts and estates, paying close attention to tax issues and other reporting requirements under New Hampshire law.