Raley L. Wiggins is an attorney with Red Oak Legal, P.C., a law firm with offices in Tuscaloosa and Montgomery, Alabama. His practice is focused primarily in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, and Civil Litigation. Before becomi...
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Trusts, Litigation
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"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.