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Utah Estate Planning

Plan, Protect, Prosper: Your Estate, Your Legacy, Our Expertise

Secure your future and protect your loved ones with our extensive estate planning packages. At Ellsworth Law Firm, we offer a diverse array of services, ranging from personalized wills to robust living trusts, all designed to cater to your specific needs. Don’t leave your family’s well-being to chance; take control of your legacy today with our expert guidance.

At Ellsworth, Law Firm, we offer the following estate planning services:

Last Will and Testament Plan

This plan is designed for individuals and families with a modest estate that want to designate who receives their assets when they pass and choose the people who will help them if they become incapacitated.

This plan includes:

  • A Last Will and Testament
  • Financial Durable Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Directive
  • HIPAA Authorization Form

$1,000.00 Flat Fee

Revocable Living Trust Plan

This plan is designed for individuals and families that wish to exercise more control over their legacy. This plan includes a revocable living trust, which is the best tool to adapt your estate plan to your unique needs, and also allows you to avoid the time consuming and expensive hassle of probate.

  • A Revocable Living Trust
  • A Pour-Over Will
  • Certification of Trust
  • Declaration of Trust
  • Financial Durable Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Directive
  • HIPPA Authorization Form
  • Assignment of Personal Property to Trust Form
  • A Quit Claim Deed

$3,000 for a single person
$3,500 for a married couple

Other Services

Financial Durable Power of Attorney

$ $250

Advanced Health Care Directive

$ $150

Prenuptial Agreement

$ $800

Property Deed

$ $250

Special Needs Trust

$ Call for Quote

Estate Plan Update/Revision

$ Call for Quote

Probate

$ Call for Quote

Are you ready to take control of your future? If so, give Ellsworth Law Firm a call to schedule an appointment to secure your peace of mind with our estate planning attorney.

Frequently Asked Questions

Estate planning is not just a matter for the wealthy or elderly; it is a fundamental aspect of financial and personal security for everyone.

Here are some reasons why estate planning is crucial:

  1. Protecting Your Loved Ones: Estate planning allows you to ensure that your loved ones are taken care of according to your wishes after you pass away. You can designate guardians for minor children, provide for a surviving spouse, and outline how assets should be distributed among family members or beneficiaries.
  2. Avoiding Intestacy Laws: If you don't have an estate plan, your assets will be subject to intestacy laws, which can result in your property being distributed in a way that may not align with your preferences. Estate planning gives you control over who receives your assets and how they receive them.
  3. Minimizing Taxes: Proper estate planning can help minimize estate taxes and other financial obligations, ensuring that your heirs receive as much of your estate as possible. Strategies such as gifting, trusts, and tax-efficient asset allocation can be used to reduce the tax burden.
  4. Smooth Transition of Assets: Estate planning helps facilitate the efficient transfer of assets to heirs or beneficiaries. Without a plan in place, the probate process can be time-consuming, costly, and public. Trusts and other tools can bypass probate and streamline the asset transfer process.
  5. Protecting Your Business: If you own a business, estate planning is essential to ensure its continuity after your passing. You can outline succession plans, identify key individuals to take over, and specify how business assets should be managed.
  6. Healthcare Decisions: Estate planning isn’t just about financial matters; it also includes healthcare directives. You can appoint someone to make medical decisions on your behalf if you become incapacitated and outline your preferences for end-of-life care.
  7. Avoiding Family Disputes: Having a clear and legally binding estate plan can help prevent disputes and conflicts among family members. Your wishes will be documented, making it less likely for disagreements to arise.
  8. Asset Protection: For those concerned about protecting assets from potential creditors or lawsuits, certain estate planning tools, such as irrevocable trusts, can provide a level of protection.
  9. Peace of Mind: Lastly, estate planning offers peace of mind. Knowing that your affairs are in order and your loved ones will be taken care of can alleviate stress and anxiety.

Ultimately, estate planning is not just about distributing assets; it’s about preserving your legacy, protecting your loved ones, and ensuring your wishes are carried out.