Estate Planning Lawyers Serving Lancaster, PA
The attorneys of Smoker Gard Associates LLP understand the importance of ensuring that your life’s legacy is respected and your wishes are handled with upmost care. We do more than just prepare your will. We also establish all your wishes be carried out when the time comes.
Last Will and Testament, Living Wills, & Power of Attorney
Your last will and testament is one of the most important document you will ever draft. The wills and probate attorneys of Smoker Gard Associates will help you understand the complexities as well as Pennsylvania’s state law regarding fulfilling your last wishes. It’s never to early to escape PA’s automatic asset intestate succession plan by creating a will…just in case.
Express your preferences for in the event of a health emergency like surgery or terminal condition diagnosis, that your directions about future medical care get carried out if you become unable to do so. We also help our clients draft documents giving power of attorney to a loved one that they trust if ever needed.
Farm or Business Succession, Estate & Gift Tax Planning
Smoker Gard Associates LLP specialize in farm or business succession planning for businesses throughout Central Pennsylvania. We guide our farm or business owning clients through the entire business exiting process considering every important factor such as retirement funding, ownership transferral, leadership transitioning and the equity of their establishment(s).
The Smoker Gard legal team also can help our clients plan ahead for the tax their beneficiaries will pay when they receive an inheritance or as a gift.
Estate Settlement Service & Estate Administration
Smoker Gard Associates LLP assist our clients through many aspects of estate settlement such as identifying, evaluating and managing your assets. We also help reduce cost of taxes, prepare all the accounts and carryout the distribution of assets to their heirs in alignment with the estate plan.
Estate and Gift Tax Returns
We help clients who have to claim taxes on gifts or inheritance prepare and file their taxes.