Dardenne Prairie, Missouri Estate Planning Lawyers

John P. Fritz
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Missouri Estate Planning Lawyer

Fritz Law LLC is a boutique law firm that focuses on estate planning for clients of all ages. Our goal is to provide a highly personalized estate planning experience in a timely and cost-efficient manner. This approach... Read More »
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Brian D. Klar
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I am an experienced estate planning attorney. I am dedicated to a high level of service emphasizing communication, compassion, and results! Visit my website for information. Call for a free and confidential consultation. Read More »
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Jerry L Suddarth
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O'Fallon, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 45 years experience
(636) 240-7644 755 West Terra Lane
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DWI and Tax
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
With over thirty-five years of experience in private practice I am dedicated to helping people in several areas of law. Estates and Probate From the simplest of wills to complex asset protection trusts, estate taxes can have a significant impact on the amount disbursed to beneficiaries. I regularly incorporate my extensive estate tax planning experience for clients with estates of all sizes. Worker's Compensation Successful representation for clients who are injured on the job, need to file workers compensation claims and need help to receive the workers compensation benefits to which they are entitled to receive. Business Law Experienced to help ensure...
Charles Moore
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St. Charles, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(636) 486-2669 4215 S. Old Highway 94
St. Charles, MO 63304
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Traffic Tickets
California Western School of Law
Charles J. Moore is originally from St. Peters, Missouri. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri and California Western School of Law. Mr. Moore is admitted to practice law in Missouri and California, along with several federal courts, including the Eastern District of Missouri, the Southern and Central Districts of California and the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals.
Michael Watkins
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O FALLON, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 45 years experience
(636) 625-6448 9979 WingHaven Blvd., Ste. 210
O FALLON, MO 63368
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
William Floodman III
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O'Fallon, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(636) 265-0036 9979 Winghaven Blvd., Ste. 210
O'Fallon, MO 63368
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Collections and Criminal
David Earl Woods
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O'Fallon, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(636) 448-1748 427 West Terra Lane, Suite A
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
O'Fallon, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(636) 978-8833 797 W Terra Ln
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
Scott M. Welch
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Lake St. Louis, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years experience
(636) 352-1222 50 Centre on the Lake
Suite 200
Lake St. Louis, MO 63367
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Probate
Texas Tech University School of Law
James R. Stein
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SAINT PETERS, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 32 years experience
(636) 441-1733 1258 JUNGERMANN RD.
SAINT PETERS, MO 63376-6940
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Erika J. Wentzel
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St. Charles, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 8 years experience
(636) 442-4529 820 S. Main St.
Suite 200
St. Charles, MO 63301
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Consumer, Family and Probate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Erika Wentzel is a partner at Flesner Wentzel. During law school, Erika completed programs in Employment Law, Taxation, and International Law. Erika studied international law in Innsbruck, Madrid, and the Hague. During law school, Erika interned in the human resources department of the Saint Louis Zoo. After law school, Erika volunteered full time for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri as a consumer protection attorney. Erika initially practiced primarily in the areas of consumer protection and estate planning but she has also been working on family law cases since she graduated from Saint Louis University Law School...
Joel Case
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(636) 861-1111 1190 Meramec Sta. Rd.
Suite 203
ballwin, 63021
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Joel has been practicing law for over 40 years. Before opening his private law practice, he held positions in the U.S. Department of Justice, both in the U.S. Attorney's Office and its Civil Rights Division, where he earned a Special Achievement Award for 'sustained superior performance". Joel learned tenacity early on. He lettered in football while playing on the 1959 University of Missouri Orange Bowl team, and that year, the coaches bestowed him with the "Oil Can" Award for showing the most hustle and morale on the Tiger team. He began his practice with many...
Douglas G. Bellon
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Missouri Estate Planning Attorney

University of Missouri School of LawMissouri
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Raymond F. Chandler
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St. Charles, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(636) 498-9441 26 Portwest Court
St. Charles, MO 63303
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Using a unique three-step strategy, we create estate plans that work.
Charles Webb Taylor
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Saint Charles, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(636) 947-7100 400 North Fifth Street
Suite 110
Saint Charles, MO 63301
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Washington University School of Law
Born: Alexandria, Virginia Education: University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A. with Honors in Political Science, 1991 Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1994 Awards and Honors: J.G. Heinberg Scholarship for Excellence in Political Science Golden Key National Honor Society 1987-1991 Affiliations and Organizations: Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Society 1987-1991 President, Pro Bono Law Association 1991-1994 Missouri Bar Association 1994-present United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri 1998-present St. Charles County Bar Association 1998-present Probate and Trust Law Committee of the Missouri Bar 2003-present Bio: Mr. Taylor spent three years with...
Douglas G. Bellon
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St. Charles, MO Estate Planning Attorney
(636) 949-3111 533 Jefferson St
St. Charles, MO 63301
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
University of Missouri School of Law
Sally S. Rajnoha
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Ballwin, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(636) 861-1111 Suite 203
Ballwin, MO 63021
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Since 1975, Sally has worked in the legal offices of attorney Joel Case. In 1992 she became his partner and they have continued to provide legal services to the West St. Louis County and adjoining areas. Although they have a general law practice, their emphasis is in Family Law, which includes divorce, modifications, child custody, support, and paternity cases. They also write wills, trusts, powers of attorney and administer probate estates in St. Louis County and the surrounding counties.
Mr. C. Curran Coulter II
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(636) 244-6050 814 First Capital Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
Free ConsultationSt. Charles, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years experience
Estate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Saint Louis University
See https://www.coulterlambson.com/our-attorneys/c-curran-coulter-ii/
Laurie Ann Knight
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Chesterfield, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(636) 200-5533 13321 N Outer 40 Road
Suite 500
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Probate
University of Missouri - Columbia
Attorney Laurie A. Knight is an accomplished and experience lawyer practicing family law, criminal defense, estate planning, business law, and bankruptcy. She studied biology as an undergraduate at Saint Louis University before enrolling in the University of Missouri Columbia School of Law. She graduated with her J.D. in 2005 having served as an active member of the law school community. Laurie is admitted to practice in the State of Missouri and in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. She attends various legal events, supports several legal organizations, and frequently donates her time to serve indigent people. Laurie is...
Justin Drake Butler
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Troy, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(636) 462-1373 191 North Lincoln Drive
Troy, MO 63379
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Municipal and Probate
University of Missouri - Columbia
Justin is a partner in the law firm of Butler & Tomko, LLC which opened for business in October 2015. He focuses on representing corporate, municipal, homeowners'? associations on wide range of matters including formation, purchases/sales, general counsel duties and litigation. His other primary practices areas include general civil litigation, collections, personal injury and estate planning. Justin is committed to providing legal strategy that fits each client’s situation. Justin attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where he obtained a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a minor in Political Science. He continued his education at the University of...
Karen M. Eisenhauer
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Ballwin, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(314) 791-6215 110 Coral Terrace Unit 5
Ballwin, MO 63011
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Pepperdine University School of Law
Sherry A. Snyder
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Chesterfield, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(636) 489-4404 16401 Swingley Ridge Road
Suite 110
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Estate Planning, Business and Elder
Washington University School of Law
I limit my practice to estate planning, special needs & disability planning, elder law, probate & trust administration, estate & gift tax planning, business succession planning, and general corporate work.
Nicholas Chlebowski
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Pacific, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
P.O. Box 630
Pacific, MO 63069
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Construction and Family
Drake University Law School
I am a general practice solo attorney specializing in listening to my clients and crafting legal remedies to fit their needs.
Shawn Joseph Estep
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ST. LOUIS, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years experience
(636) 233-2017 2 CITYPLACE DRIVE 2ND FLOOR
ST. LOUIS, MO 63141
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Saint Louis University
Tabitha L. Atwell
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St. Louis, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(314) 872-3333 755 S. New Ballas Road, Suite 140
St. Louis, MO 63141
Estate Planning and Tax
Wes Coulson
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St. Louis, MO Estate Planning Attorney
(314) 567-9292 763 New Ballas Rd. Suite 300
St. Louis, MO 63141
Estate Planning and Elder
Wes Coulson is a certified elder law attorney and the principal of Coulson Elder Law. He earned his B.A., with honors, from Northwestern University and his J.D. from The University of Michigan. He is a member of the Illinois State and Missouri Bar, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the St. Louis Estate Planning Council and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Mr. Coulson lectures frequently and presents classes on his vast experience and knowledge. He has published many articles on Medicaid eligibility planning; The Purchase of or Exchange for a Life Estate Interest as a Medicaid Eligibility...
Bryon E. Hale
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St. Charles, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years experience
(636) 949-2120 211 North Third Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Gregory Brough
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Olivette, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(314) 725-0001 9666 Olive Boulevard, Suite 690
Olivette, MO 63132
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Washington University School of Law
Richard R. Vouga
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Chesterfield, MO Estate Planning Attorney
(636) 394-0009 2997 Clarkson Road, Suite 120
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Elder
Washington University School of Law
Lawrence Joseph Robertson
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Chesterfield, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(636) 532-9933 13321 N. Outer Forty Dr.
Suite 300
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
David Aaron Rubin
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16024 Manchester Rd.
Ellisville, MO 63021
Free ConsultationEllisville, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Immigration
Henry Gerhardt
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St Charles, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 48 years experience
(636) 946-7900 721 S 5th St
St Charles, MO 63301
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Carl Helfrich
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Chesterfield, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience
(314) 448-4277 13321 North Outer Forty Road
Suite 700
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Estate Planning, Business and Family
Scott Stork
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Saint Charles, MO Estate Planning Lawyer
26 Portwest Court
Saint Charles, MO 63303
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Robert Thomas Spalding
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Chesterfield, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(636) 532-6100 16020 Swingley Ridge
Suite 330
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
St Peters, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years experience
(636) 404-5006 300 1st Executive Ave
St Peters, MO 63376
Estate Planning, Administrative, Business and Real Estate
St Charles, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(636) 946-0500 1000 Fairgrounds Rd
St Charles, MO 63301
Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
St. Louis, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(314) 993-0025 9666 Olive, Suite 690
St. Louis, MO 63132
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Washington University School of Law
Creve Coeur, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 40 years experience
(314) 993-4261 275 N Lindbergh Blvd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Bridgeton, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(314) 291-1410 3394 McKelvey Rd
Bridgeton, MO 63044
Estate Planning, Administrative, Divorce and Family
St Charles, MO Estate Planning Attorney with 19 years experience
(636) 940-7333 1360 S 5th St
St Charles, MO 63301
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Divorce
St Charles, MO Estate Planning Lawyer
(636) 916-5529 201 N Kingshighway St
St Charles, MO 63301
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Creve Coeur, MO Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years experience
(314) 569-2262 555 N New Ballas Rd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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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.