Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
Our attorneys have many years of knowledge and experience in the preparation of Wills, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney documents and much more.
We help you easily navigate these complicated areas. Our expert team works to protect you and your loved ones, while achieving your expectations. Although it is not a situation any of us cares to think about, it is very important to have these legal documents in force at the time of death. A properly drafted estate plan will serve to distribute your property according to your wishes.
Everyone should have a an estate plan, and if you are without one, or need existing documents revised, our experienced team will help you, so that you avoid any difficulties in the future.
Trust and Probate Estate Administration
We represent and advise trustees on the administration of trusts and facilitate the restructuring of trusts. We provide you with innovative and comprehensive representation in all areas of private client services, including personal and tax-driven estate, business succession and charitable planning, complex estate and trust administration, estate and trust litigation and charitable organization representation. Our attorneys are experienced lecturers, litigators, negotiators, administrators and are skilled planners and advisors.
There are numerous variations and benefits of Trusts, that's why at Beckley and Tann we are very competent in the process of evaluating your assets and advising you on the best Trust options to realize your goals and objectives. We understand the many challenges in Trusts and Estates, and make these complex areas simple and easy for you.
Contested Trusts and Probate
Our team has experience in contested probate court proceedings and complex conflicts among beneficiaries, executors and trustees.
Beckley & Tann helps you and your family to prevent probate challenges, as well as resolve and manage any issues that may arise.
Real estate transactions can be complicated, and having a trusted advisor at your side to represent you and protect your interests is very important.
We will represent you in all types of real estate transactions, including residential or commercial, drafting of purchase and sale documents, financing and residential or commercial space and will help you handle disputes regarding misrepresentations or defects discovered years later.
With matters related to land use, joint ventures, restructuring or foreclosures, we promptly address and resolve these concerns for you and make sure you stay on track. With years of experience in a wide variety of real estate law our attorneys work to ensure you a smooth process from start to finish.
We believe that giving back and helping others are important responsibilities and obligations for all of us. And when it comes to planning your estate, charitable giving can carry substantial benefits. We make sure you take advantage of the associated tax exemptions and deductions, so that you can reduce the costs of estate tax and income taxes on your estate assets.
Our attorneys work with you to structure your charitable gifts to reach your philanthropic goals and make the most of the available income and estate tax benefits. We guide you in state charitable solicitation laws and the application of federal and state securities and insurance laws to deferred giving vehicles, and make sure you achieve your expectations.
Guardianships and Conservatorships
With an effective and well-considered estate plan you can often avoid disputes and probate court intervention, however sometimes the decision to plan comes too late. Our attorneys understand that guardianships and conservatorships, while protecting a person by providing supervision, will limit that individual's freedom. We take our responsibility very seriously and are committed to providing you and your family with the counsel and service you deserve.
If you or a member of your family may now or in the future require help with management of finances or daily affairs, and you are considering a guardianship or conservatorship, Beckley & Tann attorneys will advise you and explore the best available options for you.
Beckley & Tann attorneys advise and represent corporations or other business entities and emerging growth companies in virtually all industries. We assist you in solving business problems, executing business strategies and achieving day-to-day and long-term corporate goals. Our quality of work together with our experience ensures you the best results, and prevents you from problems later on.
We understand that thorough, well-drafted contracts very often avoid litigation and other problems later on. We also recognize that written contracts which are ambiguous or poorly drafted lead to many further complications. Our attorneys are skilled both in drafting and rewriting contracts in many areas of law, and combine knowledge and experience to ensure you a well-written contract to anticipate and avoid related problems.