Handling Estate Planning And Probate In Missouri

Having an estate plan in place is the best way to ensure that your wishes are followed if you are unable to voice them as you near the end of your life. A complete estate plan can distribute assets in a way that's best for your family, protect your children and provide guidance for your loved ones on difficult end-of-life decisions.

At McKay & White, LLC Attorneys at Law, in Springfield, Missouri, we can talk with you about your specific needs and draft an estate plan that meets them. We handle a wide range of estate planning matters, including:

  • Wills
  • Trust planning and asset transfers
  • Estate tax matters
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Health care directives
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Special Needs Trusts for Disabled Adults and Minors
  • Gifting strategies and charitable trusts
  • Business and succession planning for family businesses

Guiding You Through The Probate Process

"If you're forced to go through probate, the state will take all of your money." It's a common fear and a story people often hear from friends and colleagues. However, it's not always true. Working with an experienced lawyer can help you bypass parts of the probate system that can deplete an estate. If you have the right legal help, you can successfully handle a person's affairs both inside and outside of Missouri probate court.

At McKay & White, LLC Attorneys at Law, we have the experience and the in-depth knowledge of the probate process and trust administration to save time and expenses. We can guide administrators through the legal system, helping them to safeguard their interests and the assets they control.

To talk with an attorney about your estate administration or elder law concerns, call us at 417-887-8700 or complete an online contact form.