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Kansas Estate Planning

Estate planning can serve many functions. It can help you take control of your medical care if you're incapacitated, minimize the federal and Kansas estate taxes owed after your death, and designate a legal guardian for your children if you should pass away while they're still young. Talk to an estate planning attorney to discuss your legal, financial and medical priorities, and discuss which strategies are right for you.

When most people think about estate planning, they think about the last will and testament, which allows you to explain how you'd like your assets distributed after your death.

But there's more to estate planning than simply a last will and testament. Other important estate planning tools include:

Asset Protection Through Estate Planning

Another important element of estate planning involves protecting your assets while you're alive. There are steps you and your estate planning lawyer can take to ensure that you have money for retirement and ongoing medical care, and that your loved ones are financially secure after you pass away.

Certain strategies can also help shield your assets from creditors or in the event of a legal judgment against you.

There is no one-size-fits-all estate planning strategy. You'll need to talk to estate planning attorneys about your specific concerns as well as your financial situation.

Find & Hire Local Kansas Estate Planning Attorneys

Do you need help locating estate planning lawyers in Topeka, Wichita, Overland Park or elsewhere in Kansas? Let help connect you with local lawyers. To use our free lawyer referral service, call us at 877-913-7222 or fill out the form on this page.