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Trusts and Estates

Ohio trusts and estates attorneys helping you plan

Whether you are planning the care or support of loved ones upon your death or you are wrangling with the probate process while mourning the loss of a loved one, the attorneys at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. in Cincinnati can help. We have more than 30 years of experience assisting with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate tax issues
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Wills drafting and execution

Estate planning

You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. When devising an estate plan, we consider how best to protect your children, support your loved ones and contribute to the charitable causes that are special to you.

We thoroughly analyze your estate, and we strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting your personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. We can draft a will that reflects your desires and can establish living trusts if it would serve your individual needs and your estate-planning goals.

Probate

We understand that the process of probate follows a time of painful emotional loss. The knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. can ease the stress of probating the estate.

We assist executors in all steps of the complex process of probating a will in Ohio or Kentucky probate court, including:

  • Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the Ohio or Kentucky probate court
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts, when necessary

Probate disputes

The stress of a probate dispute can compound the pain of losing a loved one. When disputes arise, our attorneys  maintain a composed courtroom demeanor. This helps calm the emotionally charged process of challenging an invalid will or defending a valid will against erroneous claims made by unhappy beneficiaries. If you choose to preserve amiable family relationships, our attorneys can skillfully mediate disputes to reach just, equitable resolutions with your loved ones. When necessary, we assertively defend your beneficiary rights within the Ohio or Kentucky probate court.

Contact estate-planning lawyers you can trust at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A.

Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. serves clients in greater Cincinnati and greater Kentucky. Call us at 513-241-1234 or contact us online.