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Unlike a traditional estate plan that plans for your death, a life and legacy plan is a plan for your life. A life and legacy plan allows you to:
For nearly three decades Laurie Giles has practiced Trust and Estate law in Connecticut. She is well-versed in drafting all estate planning documents including living trusts, living wills, health care POA, codicils and wills. Attorney Giles frequently serves as a continuing legal education lecturer, instructing attorneys. Lecture topics include estate planning and drafting. Currently, her Trust and Estate practice focuses on life and legacy planning, ensuring that clients protect what they have built and leave a legacy of which they are proud.
From your first contact with our office, you will know that you are more than just a faceless case number. Whether it is our Client Service Director Doreen helping you locate resources, or Heidi our Paralegal helping you organize necessary documents, our staff is here to support you. As part of our community you will:
How long will the process take?
Generally, final document execution is completed two-four weeks from the initial consultation.
Which documents will be included in my life and legacy estate plan?
While the life and legacy plan is tailored to meet your specific needs, there are common documents. These documents include:
Can my spouse and I have one set of documents?
Some documents must be individual; will, living will and durable healthcare power of attorney. Documents such as a living trust may be joint.
I want to make a bequest to my children from a previous relationship, how can I do so?
Such bequests are made and protected through a will or living trust.
I already have a will, is it necessary to create a new one?
Documents already in place that still work should remain in place.