“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”
- Alan Lakein
Estate planning is about ensuring your loved ones are provided for and protected in your absence. Serving clients in New York City at all life stages, from parents with growing families on through retirement, Ford Law guides clients in crafting affordable estate plans to protect family and preserve assets.
Implement your wishes for the care of your family and the transfer of your assets.
PLANNING FOR INCAPACITY
Designate a trusted agent to manage your financial and medical affairs in the event of your incapacity.
Trusts for Children
Ensure someone you trust will manage your children's finances in your absence and distribute their inheritance responsibly over time.
Ensure proper asset titling and beneficiary designations so your assets pass as you intend with minimal hassle.
Designate guardians for your children to ensure they are in good hands in your absence.
A revocable living trust, marital trust, life insurance trust, or other trust can help address specialized client needs such as blended families and tax minimization.