It makes sense to plan your estate.  You will be able to decide who gets what property when you die.  It will be easier for your loved ones to probate your estate if that is the route you choose.  If you want to avoid probate contact an estate planning attorney who can show you how to plan your estate in order to avoid probate.  Probate attorneys can help you create and fund various trusts and non probate transfers.  Call today to speak to one of our Boise Probate Attorneys, (208)472-2383
Boise Probate Attorneys probate wills.  An Estate Planning Lawyer plan estates in Idaho.  Essentially a Boise Probate Attorney and a Boise Estate Planning Lawyer are the same thing.  The distinction is between what they are doing at the time.  A probate attorney will probate a will.  This is the procedure for distribution and finalization of the disbursement of property in a will.  Boise Estate Planning Lawyers plan the estate that will ultimately be distributed through probate.  Estate planning is important because you can control where your property will go and control how much money is subject to estate tax.  If you need to speak to a Boise Probate Attorney or a Boise Estate Planning Lawyer, please call (208) 472-2383.
Boise probate attorney, Pat Kershisnik, can help you write a will or help you with estate planning.  If you need a will or a trust or you need to probate a loved one's estate, give him a call today.  Many probate attorneys and lawyers just fill out premade forms, but Pat Kershisnik will walk through all the steps with you to help you understand what makes sense for you.  Lawyers and attorneys know how to fill out forms, but estate law is so much more than simple forms.  You need a lawyer who will listen to you and your needs.  You need an attorney who knows how to plan for the future.  Don't make the mistake of getting a lawyer or attorney who doesn't understand your needs.  There are a lot of attorneys and lawyers in Boise, Idaho but none that have the experience, dedication and compassion of Pat Kershisnik.  Chose the lawyer that is the best at what he does.  Chose the attorney who knows best how to help you.  For all probate matters or to get started on your will or estate planning, call today.  It's the best thing you can do for your loved ones.
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Boise Probate Attorneys - When is Probate Necessary?
Do you need to probate a will in Idaho?  Why go through probate in Idaho?  These are common questions posed to Boise Probate Attorneys. 

Idaho does not require you go through probate unless the estate has assets in excess of $100,000 or the person who died had real estate.  If one of these criteria exist, you must probate the estate.  This is not to say that estates that have less than $100,000 in assests or where no real property is owned cannot be probated.  In fact, any estate can go through probate.

So what does probate do for you?  There are basically four things that probate does.  The court will determine whether or not there is a valid will.  The court will appoint the administrator of the will.  The administrator is the person who was appointed by the deceased person in the will to administer the estate.  If there is no will, the court will appoint someone to do the administration.  The administrator then is given the power to identify the debts and notify creditors of the estate, identify those who will inherit from the estate, pay the bills of the estate, distribute the property and execute legal documents transfering interest in the property to those who have inherited it and to close the estate.  Notifying creditors and closing the estate are two critical steps to probate.  Once the creditors have been notified they are limited by time to collect on the debts from the estate after which time they are barred from collecting.  Probate protects the distribution of property from the estate.  

Boise Probate Attorneys, in handling a probate, will create the necessary documents for the estate administrator, file the documents and advise the personal representative on what their duties are, how to best go about those and what the must and must not do.  In addition, once the probate has been completed, Boise Probate Attorneys close the estate.  This protects the estate from any further claims. Let the experienced attorneys at Kershisnik Law help you get the most out of probate.

Estate Planning Attorneys - Wills and Trusts - Estate Planning Tools

The purpose of estate planning is to allow you to determine what happens to your property and your money when you die, as well as to preserve your wealth during your lifetime.  There are import questions you must ask yourself to determine what your goals, your priorities and your concerns are.  Estate Planning Attorneys can help you plan your estate according to these important considerations.

Elements of estate planning include creating wills and forming and funding trusts.  There are different options that make sense for you depending upon the size and extent of your estate.  For some, a simple will is all that are necessary.  For others, a will with  pour over trusts might be necessary.  How you chose to create your will can have long term consequenses.  Wills not only allows you to say who gets your property when you die but estate planning can also help avoid taxes  and also allows you to prevent your hard earned money and property from being lost.

Do you need to have a will in Idaho?  You are not required to have a will in Idaho.  Idaho has laws which determine who will get your property if you don't have a will.  You have other options for transferring your property in addition to a will. For example, a living trust will also transfer your property.  This option allows you to transfer your property out of your estate during your lifetime, eliminating estate tax, but allowing you to retain control of your property during your life.

There are many options in estate planning and many different instruments to help you create an estate plan that is right for you.  If you want to plan your estate or you need to speak with a Boise probate attorney, give us a call at, (208) 472-2383.   An experienced probate lawyer can make.  Give us a call, or fill out the form to the right.  Together we can make a plan that makes the best sense for you.




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