If You Have Loved Ones, You Need An Estate Plan

When it comes to protecting hard-earned assets and planning for future generations, many people fail to put even a basic estate plan in place. Some mistakenly believe estate planning is only for those with significant wealth, while others know they should have a will and other documents in place, but they simply fail to act.

At Lucas & Davis, P.A., in Kenly, we aim to make estate planning easy and painless. Attorney Leon A. Lucas has been helping families in Johnston County and across Eastern North Carolina for more than three decades. We provide clients with a full range of estate planning tools to help them secure their assets and provide for loved ones. Our services include:

  • Drafting or updating wills, which provide instructions on how you want your assets distributed upon your death
  • Creating trusts that address all types of special situations families encounter
  • Creating powers of attorney for health care and financial matters so a trusted agent can make decisions if you are unable to
  • Assisting with estate administration and the probate process
  • Establishing guardianship
  • Medicaid planning

An Estate Plan Shows How Much You Care

An estate plan is for the loved ones in your life as much as it is for you. If a person dies without a will, North Carolina's laws of intestacy will determine how that person's assets are distributed. That may or may not follow the decedent's true wishes.

In addition, it may make sense to create a trust and avoid the probate process altogether. Many people avoid developing an estate plan because they don't fully understand it. We will take the time to review all aspects of your situation, talk through your goals and match you with estate planning tools that meet those objectives. We cut through the jargon and make sure you understand what each tool accomplishes.

Don't Postpone Meeting With An Estate Planning Lawyer

If you have loved ones in your life, you should have an estate plan. Call 919-284-5106 or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation. We will review your situation and recommend an effective course of action.