Labette County, Kansas Estate Planning Lawyers
Daniel graduated from Kapaun Mt. Carmel in 2007 and received his undergraduate degree from Wichita State University in 2011. He received his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law in 2015, where he graduated with Certificates of Excellence in Tax and Estate Planning. While at Washburn Law Daniel volunteered at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, helping obtain tax credits and deductions...
My entrepreneurial spirit has gotten the better of me, and I have taken my firm to its new home in Paola. My focus areas are Business Law, Elder Law and general civil practice services.
Business Law (creation, growth, collections, tax and location strategies, and contracts)
Elder Law (nursing home and Medicare qualification, probate, guardian and conservatorships, trust and estates, as well as wills and beneficiary planning)
Civil Practice (bankruptcy, landlord/tenant, contract review, and personal real estate and tax services)
Kansas and Missouri licensed attorney for over 8 years.
I began my legal career at MarksNelson CPA...
Planning your estate?
Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.
An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.
Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.
Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.
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