Edmonds Wills & Trusts –
Estate Planning for Individuals

All packages include a complimentary initial consultation and free updates and changes to your documents throughout your lifetime.

Estate Planning Package 1 – A Simple Will

Advantages: This package is fast, easy and inexpensive. A Will distributes property according to your wishes, appoints a representative to handle your estate after you pass away and can reduce the likelihood of family disputes. A Will can also establish a trust and guardianship for your minor children.

Disadvantages: This package does not include Powers of Attorney or a Health Care Directive. A Will does not avoid probate proceedings for your beneficiaries. A Will is a matter of public record and accessible to anyone after your death.

Package Cost: $400.00


Estate Planning Package 2 – Will, Health Care Directive, Durable Powers of Attorney

Advantages: This package includes all the benefits of Package 1, In addition, a Health Care Directive ensures that medical decisions are made according to your wishes in the event of an emergency. A Financial Durable Power of Attorney assures that, in the event you are incapacitated, a designated person can attend to your financial obligations. A Health Care Durable Power of Attorney assures that, in the event you are incapacitated, a designated person can attend to your medical decisions.

Disadvantages: This package does not avoid probate proceedings for your beneficiaries. A Will is a matter public record and accessible to anyone after your death.

Package Cost: $500.00


Estate Planning Package 3 – Living Trust Package

Includes:

  • Revocable Living Trust
  • Bill of Sale
  • Comprehensive Transfer Document
  • Mini Certificate
  • Certificate of Trustee Authority and Power
  • Last Will and Testament
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Directives
  • Asset Transfer Documents
  • Real Estate Documents
  • Asset Transfer Letters

Package Cost: $1600.00

Advantages: This package entirely avoids probate proceedings for your beneficiaries, potentially saving thousands of dollars in legal fees. Your estate is handled privately, with no governmental Interference. A Revocable Living Trust is not a matter of public record.

Disadvantages: This package is a little more involved and the cost is higher.