Since 1925 the firm has prepared wills and assisted clients with estate and asset planning and wealth transfer appropriate to each client’s particular needs.
Ensuring that assets are protected and passed on to loved ones, remains a vital objective in our ever changing and complex society. Nycklemoe & Ellig Law Office assists our clients in achieving their goals through an extensive trust and estate practice, which includes all matters, such as wills, trusts, elder law, and Medicaid planning.
Not all planning relates solely to assets. It is also necessary to plan for the individual during their lifetime. We consider it essential that our attorneys assist our clients in maintaining a high standard of living and one with dignity. To achieve this purpose,
we emphasize the need for Health Care Directives, Extended Powers of Attorney, Living Trusts, which include revocable and irrevocable Trusts, Wills and other estate planning tools. The firm also assists our clients in setting up Guardianships and Conservatorships to protect family members and other loved ones. We will provide competent advice in regard to estate planning tactics which purpose is to lower taxes and control assets into the future.
Our firm also provides Elder Law planning for those in need of Medicaid planning to avoid losing life earnings through nursing home costs. As with all of our services, they are not limited to merely drafting documents. With our clients’ consent, we will engage other family members and directly communicate with nursing homes, and other medical providers.
Our firm has the skill and experience to develop effective life documents designed to meet your unique needs. In addition, if you have experienced the loss of a family member, our firm can assist you with the legal process that occurs when a loved on passes away. If your loved one had a will, the family must go through a process called probate. If they did not have a will, the family must go through a similar process called estate administration. Our firm assists clients in being appointed as the legal representative as their loved one’s estate. Our firm handles all the legal work associated with the case, including accountings, and tax filings to ensure closure on the legal side of this time in a person’s life.