Estate Planning Attorney Serving San Francisco and the Peninsula
The idea of estate planning can be intimidating for a lot of people. It requires thinking about uncomfortable questions. Will my family be provided for after I’m gone? Who will take care of my young children if I’m in an accident? What happens if I’m no longer able to make decisions for myself?
However, estate planning doesn’t have to be scary; when done thoughtfully, it can give you the security and peace of mind that comes from knowing that you’re prepared for even the worst-case scenario. If you want financial security for loved ones, structure and protection for assets, and guidance for your family if you become incapacitated, the Law Office of Irina S. Puhachevsky can help.
Plan for tomorrow…today
Estate planning isn’t just for the wealthy. It’s for anyone who wants a prudent and cost-effective way to safeguard what is most important. Nor is estate planning just for the elderly. In fact, making smart choices now—while you’re healthy in mind and body—ensures that your wishes will be respected later.
Our estate planning attorney can create a detailed and comprehensive plan that includes the following:
Appointing guardians for your children
Minimizing taxes and maximizing your estate
Instructions for your care and treatment if incapacitated
Designating someone to make decisions for you if you become unable to
Estate Planning at your convenience
We recognize that some folks most in need of our services may be getting on in years or might be home-bound by illness and other reasons. For such clients, we still offer the old-fashioned house call. To make your estate planning even more convenient, we also provide notary public services, in three different languages—English, Russian, and Ukrainian.
Contact Irina S. Puhachevsky for your estate planning needs
You can’t predict the future. What you can do is take steps to protect yourself and your family from life’s unexpected turns. For a personal consultation about wills and trusts, probate issues, advance healthcare directives, or any other estate planning concern, call us today at 415-300-0411.
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