Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts

Our estate planning attorneys assist clients with their estate planning needs. What is estate planning? Simply put, it is your plan to instruct how your assets will be distributed upon your passing or controlled if you become incapacitated. Having a Will or Trust will ensure your wishes are completed with a minimum of headaches to your beneficiaries. Whether your needs are basic, involving a simple will, or complex, involving tax planning or multi-generational transfers, our attorneys are ready to assist. A complete estate plan includes […]

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Trust Administration

The process of probate or trust administration can be confusing and time-consuming.  Our attorneys advise executors, administrators, trustees, and other fiduciaries during the administration of estates and trusts.  Our law firm offers experience, compassion, and skill to help fiduciaries properly discharge their responsibilities with the goal of getting through the process of passing assets following a death in a timely and cost-effective manner.  In addition, we offer advice regarding potential claims against an estate and defend against any claims that arise. We will help you […]

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Health Law

Our insight and knowledge in the changing field of health care law is based on our representation of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers. We are committed to staying abreast of the complex developments currently altering the medical profession. Our lawyers are experienced in health care related litigation and represent the Newton Medical Center and its doctors, in matters ranging from licensing disputes and coverage issues to bond issues and Industrial Revenue Bonds for the expansions of the hospital’s services. Areas of Representation Stark […]

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Guardianships & Conservatorships

When a person becomes incapable of managing their own financial affairs or personal healthcare needs, a trusted friend or relative can assist with these matters. However, if appropriate planning has not taken place prior to incapacity, then a family member or friend must proceed through a court procedure to establish a guardianship and conservatorship for the incapacitated person. Appointing a Guardian or Conservator Kansas law provides for a court proceeding to ensure that the incapacitated person is protected. When an individual is declared incompetent and […]

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