Kalamazoo Estate Planning Lawyer

Estate Planning Assistance | Probate Avoidance

Estate planning is more than just planning for the end of your life. It can help protect your property and your family during your life, as well.

At the Tibble Law Office, P.C., we want to help you create a plan personalized to meet your needs that will provide protection for both you and your loved ones.

Gary Tibble has decades of experience in estate and probate law. He has helped residents of southwest Michigan ensure that their ultimate property and health care wishes were granted, and that their family members were taken care of in their absences.

Michigan Wills and Trusts Lawyer

You may be thinking to yourself, "I'm not very old, why do I need a will?" or, "I don't have children, why would an estate plan be beneficial to me?"

In reality, creating a will and setting up a trust may be one of the most important things you can do for not just the people you love, but yourself.

Regardless of your age, family status or size of your estate, planning for your future with a will or trust can clear up any end-of-life medical wishes, eliminate the probate process, avoid tax burdens and simplify property distribution.

Planning for Your Future

Let Kalamazoo estate planning attorney Gary Tibble can help you with the following:

  • Wills — When it comes to planning your will, Gary Tibble can help you determine what type if will would best fit your estate planning needs. He will advise you on the benefits of a living will, how you can avoid family feuds over property, and address other wishes you may want to include, such as cremation or burial decisions.
  • Trusts — Gary Tibble can help you understand the purpose of a trust and how it can replace or supplement a will. Learn how you can manage your property through a trust or living trust and how it will be transferred to different people. He can assist you with determining a trustee, as well.

The Importance of a Power of Attorney

Additionally, Gary Tibble will also provide legal guidance regarding your selection of a power of attorney.

It is wise to include a power of attorney in your estate plan. By appointing a trusted individual or family member the right to make vital medical and financial decisions on your behalf if you become incapacitated and unable to make the decisions yourself.

Call Today for Estate Planning Aid

If you would like to prepare for your future with a will, trust or other estate planning tool, call Tibble Law Office today at 269-383-6000 or contact us online. Michigan living wills lawyer Gary Tibble is ready to help you get on the road to recovery. Call for a free initial phone consultation Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.