ttorney Wade Scott believes that estate planning is a collaborative, relationship-... more
ttorney Wade Scott believes that estate planning is a collaborative, relationship-based process, not simply the filling out and filing of documents. After all, you are choosing an advisor upon whom your loved ones will depend during challenging and difficult times. Wade will take the time and make the commitment to forge a close relationship with you and your family, one that he hopes will las... view profile
Duke works primarily with family-owned and closely held businesses on succession... more
Duke works primarily with family-owned and closely held businesses on succession planning, family wealth transfer planning and the structure of the business enterprise. Duke also works closely with individuals on a wide variety of estate and wealth transfer planning and estate and trust administration matters. Practice Areas: Estates & Trusts Elder Law Essential Estate Planning ... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.