Estate Planning

Dedicated Estate Planning Attorney

Estate planning is much more than just putting together a simple will. People with extensive oil and gas industry assets should employ other mechanisms to see that the value of their assets is preserved and passed on properly. If your property requires sophisticated estate planning guidance, the Law Office of Lawrence M. Elkus is here for you.

To schedule an initial consultation with an experienced estate planning lawyer, e-mail us or call us at 248-539-3232.

At our law firm, we have more than 25 years of experience serving businesses and individuals in Michigan and throughout the United States. We are available to serve clients in Texas, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere in the country.

Sophisticated businesses require sophisticated estate planning. Whether your business succession plan entails passing your company on to your children, devising that it go to employee ownership, or any other solution, we can help. We will take the time to make certain you have a complete understanding of the options available, including irrevocable life insurance trusts, family limited partnerships, and other mechanisms.

We represent businesses and individuals who count oil and gas interests among their assets. Such property offers unique estate planning opportunities. We will work with you to build a customized plan dedicated to helping you pass on the full value of these special assets.

Estate tax planning is critical to both family business succession planning and oil and gas estate planning. A properly crafted estate plan can minimize tax implications, thus maximizing the value of your estate to the beneficiaries. We have the experience and knowledge to put together such a plan for you.

The tools we use include traditional wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives, and guardianship. We also employ more specialized methods, including family limited partnerships, family limited liability companies, irrevocable life insurance trusts, and more. Let us show you how sophisticated estate planning can benefit your family-owned business.

Contact us to speak with a trusted estate planning attorney.