Estate Planning for Singles
Whether you are 18 or 118, estate planning is essential in order to protect your assets and take control of your personal, financial and health care decisions. Here at Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, we can help you to coordinate your beneficiary designations and design an estate plan unique to you and your circumstances.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process for singles here.
Planning for New York Married Couples
Without proper estate planning that appoints your spouse as the incapacity decision-maker, they will not have legal authority to make fundamental decisions for you, despite being legally married. At Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, we can help you to develop a unique estate plan that fits both you and your spouse.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process for married couples here.
Planning for Minor Children
As with your own estate decisions, deciding who will take care of your children should you become incapacitated is just as important if not more. At Rowlands, LeBrou & Griesmer, we can help to develop a plan for your unique family situation to ensure that your children will have the best care possible should your children be orphaned.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process for minor children here.
Planning for Blended Families
Many blended families face unique social, psychological and economic challenges, requiring an up-to-date and specific estate plan. Contact us so we can help ensure that your estate plan reflects your new wedding vows and leaves your blended family in the best situation possible.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process for blended families here.
Planning for Peak Earning Years
While the ages of 40-55 represent peak earning years, they also bring on a host of challenges as your children may become college-bound or you may have to start helping aging parents with personal, health care and financial responsibilities. Here at Rowlands, Lebrou & Griesmer, We can help you with all of the many financial and estate planning issues that may come up between these years.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process for peak earning years here.
Planning for After Divorce
Going through a major life change like a divorce usually means you need to alter the plans you made regarding your estate. There are a multitude of questions you may need to revisit such as who will make your decisions if you are to become incapacitated and what will happen to your children’s inheritance. Fortunately, we can help you to revisit or create your estate plan to avoid the unpleasant and unintended consequences that may come with a divorce.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process for after divorce here.
Planning for Retirement/Legacy
With this new and exciting stage of life also comes a host of new financial and personal matters that may require your attention. Whether you are looking to plan your inheritance for your children or grandchildren, planning for the long-term care of your parents, or planning your own long-term care, an estate plan is needed. We can help with all of these matters and more.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process for retirement/legacy here.
Medical Crisis Planning
Even when a medical crisis occurs, such as a family member entering a nursing home, it is still never too late to adjust or save the assets. We can help during these difficult times to analyze the situation, explain the available options and help make the best decision for you and your family.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process during a medical crisis here.
Death of Spouse
Times of loss and crisis often come with the burden of financial or personal decision-making. Allow us to take that burden off of you as we address the numerous estate planning matters that come with the loss of a loved one.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process following the death of a spouse here.