Comprehensive Estate Planning For All Stages Of Life

groupIf you didn't reach this page by accident, you deserve congratulations. Taking the first step to plan for your own future, protect a loved one or to plan your estate is a significant challenge for even the most vigorous self-starter. But those with the foresight to take this difficult step will be rewarded. For a start, at Lutter, Gilbert & Kvas, LLC, we understand powers of attorney, health care directives, special needs trust, revocable trusts and other estate planning tools, and we will make the process understandable for you.

When people cannot manage their own affairs, someone else may need to step in. You want to be the one deciding who should help you with your finances, or make health care decisions about you, if you ever need that help. LGK can explain the options and draft the legal documents to implement your decisions. We can prepare a power of attorney, so that your chosen adviser can manage your finances if you can't do it anymore. LGK can create a health care directive to advise your doctors about your wishes and identify who should make decisions for you if you can no longer make decisions for yourself.

Estate planning at LGK delivers the peace of mind that comes from knowing your heirs will receive what you want them to receive. You will be assured that your assets will be protected and any decision making will be done by someone you trust. By clearly expressing your wishes through a thorough estate plan many issues can be prevented. Let us assist you in the following areas:

  • Estate planning, wills and trusts
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Trust administration
  • Transfer on death deeds
  • Probate and trust litigation

Sophisticated Strategies To Preserve Your Wealth For Generations

Lawyers Suzanne Kvas and Barbara Lutter are dedicated to helping families throughout Minnesota successfully manage life's transitions. We get to know the family dynamics involved and the goals of our Minnesota clients to best preserve assets for the next generation. Our purpose is to craft the legal strategies with straightforward and "readable" documents to transfer wealth in the most cost-efficient manner possible.

Protecting The Interests Of Your Loved Ones With Special Needs

Leaving a lump-sum inheritance or including a loved one with special needs in the general provisions of your will to receive your assets could endanger his or her access to government benefits. We work hard to address what is most important for our clients. Creating and properly funding a special needs trust can avoid unintended consequences.

Providing Families With Peace Of Mind

Our approach to estate planning is directed toward crafting a tailored plan to achieve the goals of each client. The access to information in the public media and on the internet often creates flavor of the month strategies to transfer wealth. We are dedicated to matching the needs of our clients with the proper tools that can achieve those goals. We will explain the options that fit your needs, answer your questions and allow you to feel comfortable with the idea that your family is protected.

Get Started On Your Plan With One Phone Call

Choosing an attorney can seem daunting. We want our clients to feel comfortable moving forward with their lives. To that end, we offer free consultations to allow you to meet with Suzanne and Barbara and make an informed decision. To meet with one of our professionals in Dakota County, send us an email or call 651-452-6693.