Estate Planning

36 Years of Experience Behind Your Louisiana Estate Plan

Whether you own a business, are a white-collar professional or a blue-collar worker — you have worked hard to build your future and provide for your loved ones. When it comes to determining the future of your assets, no one but you should be able to make decisions.

At The Stutes Law Group, we understand that every estate plan is different and that your goals will not be the same as those of our other clients. Attorney Stutes is a member of The Purposeful Planning Institute, WealthCounsel, and ElderCounsel. When you come into our Baton Rouge office, we focus on understanding your situation — then counseling you on the best options for your specific goals

To schedule a free initial consultation with our lawyer, Ronald Stutes, call us at 225-223-2445. You may also contact our legal team online.

The What, Why and Who of Estate Planning

Estate planning can encompass many different areas. We assist our clients in the following areas:

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Revocable living trusts
  • Charitable trusts
  • Retirement planning
  • Gift planning
  • Business planning
  • Disability planning
  • Medicaid planning
  • Asset protection

The main goals behind estate planning are to help you control the future of your assets and provide for your loved ones. We have helped everyone from young couples to professionals set up estate plans.

Our Counsel Does Not Lead Your Decisions — It Reflects Your Wishes

The goal of an attorney is to not tell you what to do with your estate plan, but rather help you decide how you want to pass along your assets. Instead, our firm focuses on gaining a complete understanding of your situation and goals, and then using our knowledge and experience to guide you.

For example, we can explain the legal and tax consequences of any actions you are considering. We can also work with you, over time, to update your estate plan to match changes in the law, or your own wishes. This way, when it comes time to settle your plan, it will be much easier and less expensive for your family because you have made the necessary adjustments.

When it comes to planning your estate, you are the expert in your own situation. We are simply here to make sure that your plan is clearly written, within the law and properly documented.

It is never to early to start planning your future. Contact us at 225-295-5654 or reach us online.

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