Security and Confidence for You and Your Family with the Assistance of Competent, Knowledgeable Attorneys
Last Will and Testaments
Effective Last Wills and Testaments provide for the discreet and straightforward management and disbursement of your assets upon your passing. Through the drafting process, Schell & Oglesby can establish clear directives for your executors and create mechanisms for the care and support of your children, spouse, and other beneficiaries.
Whether you want to establish a trust to maintain and protect assets during your lifetime or to manage your land, assets, and support of others after your passing, Schell & Oglesby can provide you guidance on how to best meet your trust needs.
Powers of Attorney
In planning or managing your estate, you can establish powers of attorney for medical and financial matters designating a trusted individual to handle such affairs should you become incapacitated. Our attorneys can draft, register, and advise on how to best accomplish your individual needs through this delegation of authority.
End of life decisions are a serious and personal matter. To preserve your decisions on organ donation, withholding of medical treatment or fluids, or other final end of life decisions, our attorneys will work with you to provide advice and to craft enforceable directives that reflect your intent.
Probate and Estate Administration
Whether an individual has passed away with or without a Will, our attorneys provide the guidance necessary to assist executors, administrators, and heirs through the resolution of the deceased’s resolving the assets, debts, and affairs.
Will Contest/Creditor Interest
To protect your interest in a decedent’s estate, you may need to file a claim or will contest with the administering court. The attorneys at Schell & Oglesby can evaluate and provide the direction required to secure your interests.
In cases where an individual can no longer make personal or financial decisions due to mental decline, mental impairment, or other medical issues, the Court can appoint a conservator to handle his/her affairs. Effective navigation of this process and the technical, medical, and financial considerations in this field, requires knowledgeable and experienced counsel which Schell & Oglesby, LLC can provide.
You can establish or obtain a guardianship for the financial and medical care of minors or disabled loved ones through the terms of your estate planning documents and through court proceedings. To assist you through this process, Schell & Oglesby, LLC provides the support and direction required to ensure the provision of adequate care for those in need.
Security and confidence in providing for you and your family’s future requires careful estate planning with the assistance of competent and knowledgeable attorneys. Through the drafting of clear end of life directives and use of asset management tools such as trusts, last wills and testaments, and powers of attorney, you can directly manage and facilitate these important life decisions.