Shelby County Estate Planning Lawyer
Estate planning can be done at any age. In fact, it is recommended for anyone who has children and assets that they want to pass on to the next generation. It is never too soon to start planning for your family’s future.
Attorney Joseph R. Kemp has more than 20 years of experience providing estate planning services for people in Shelby County and the surrounding parts of Alabama. He is committed to helping you protect your hard-earned assets so they can be passed on to your loved ones.
Unique Goals And Unique Families
Every family is different and everyone has one-of-a-kind goals. As a lawyer, Joseph R. Kemp begins the estate planning process by learning about the family and the goals for the future. He has extensive experience working with mixed families, families with stepchildren from previous marriages and other unique family situations.
Having a complex family structure and complex goals does not necessarily mean that the estate plan itself has to be complex. Joseph R. Kemp is committed to helping you create the estate plan that will serve you best. You may not need a trust. You may not need additional estate planning documents. For many people, all that is needed is a well-written will. He will recommend the plan that is the best fit for you and your family.
Estate Planning Tools
The will is the foundation of a strong estate plan. It outlines your assets and provides direction as to how those assets should pass on to your heirs. For many, it is the only estate planning tool necessary. However, you may also benefit from powers of attorney and advance directives. These additional documents provide instructions about how you should be treated and how your affairs should be handled in the event of incapacity. Joseph R. Kemp will help you use the available tools to build a well-rounded estate plan.