John D. Kershman is a Senior Regional Team Leader at Stange Law Firm, PC for the St.... more
John D. Kershman is a Senior Regional Team Leader at Stange Law Firm, PC for the St. Charles County Office, the Union Office in Franklin County, the Ellisville Office in West St. Louis County, and the Troy Office in Lincoln County. John D. Kershman received his Juris Doctorate from Washington University Law School as well. He earned his B.S. from St. John's University in New York, and his Maste... view profile
Steven B. Spewak, founder of Estate Plan Strategies, LLC, has been engaged in the... more
Steven B. Spewak, founder of Estate Plan Strategies, LLC, has been engaged in the private practice of law as an attorney in the metropolitanSt. Louis,Missouri, area for more than 25 years. He founded Estate Plan Strategies, LLC in May, 2001, after many years as a partner with prominentSt. Louislaw firms where he concentrated his practice in the field of estate planning. With this wealth ... view profile
I am one of only a handful of attorneys that can state that they were former Deputy... more
I am one of only a handful of attorneys that can state that they were former Deputy Clerks, Auditors and Bailiffs in the Probate Court of Jackson County Missouri. During my two years in the Probate Court, I learned the importance of good estate planning. I also learned the basics of trying a case before the Probate Court. After law school I worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Cha... 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.