Many lawyers practice in numerous areas and may not focus their entire legal services offerings on estate planning and elder law. However, when you’re selecting an elder law or estate planning attorney, you naturally have questions about this person’s experience and familiarity with rules and issues within your state and at the federal level.
There are many qualified lawyers who serve in multiple practice areas, but it can be to your best interests to find someone who has a strong track record in estate planning and elder law.
This is because an attorney who does this every single day will be familiar with many of the most common mistakes other people make, is in touch with state laws that may influence changes in your estate and will be at the cutting edge of the most important developments at the federal level too. Together, this can make it much easier for you to complete your estate planning with confidence and peace of mind.
Many lawyers have a strong background in multiple different strategies and documents for use in the estate planning process when it is the primary focus of their legal practice. If you’re concerned about how to get started with estate planning, contact our office to schedule an initial consultation. You can learn more about the estate planning process and the most important questions you’ll need to answer in order to begin.
We’ve been practicing estate planning and elder law in California for years, working with everyone from individuals to entire families to business owners to address their most important concerns in the planning process.