At Svete & McGee, we have been practicing estate planning and probate law in Chardon , Ohio for over 45 years. We have a reputation for excellence and efficiency in Northeast Ohio. We strive to provide high-quality legal services and comprehensive guidance, and to build long-term relationships with our clients.
Estate Plan Advisors
Our law office gives knowledgeable counsel to individuals, couples, and families wishing to create an estate plan. Our legal experience helps us use estate planning law to preserve wealth in the event of a death, and to also allow for flexibility for individuals and families before that time.
We help create plans that are a good fit for our clients and their loved ones. Our work includes wills, trusts, living wills, and issues involving powers of attorney and guardianships. We strive to offer thorough and ethical representation as our attorneys guide clients through the estate-planning process.
In working with executors of wills, our law firm systematically determines the proper disposition of the estate, taking into consideration the tax consequences and the heirs of the estate. We assist the executor in probating the estate through the probate court. Our attorneys file the necessary documents, appear at hearings, and assist our clients with disposition of the estate.
The law office of Svete & McGee is dedicated to the practice of estate planning and probate law in Northeast Ohio. Our attorneys pay individual attention to clients’ estate and probate needs, building long-term relationships.
Overview of Estate Planning – There is, of course, no universal advice or plan that applies to everyone’s estate planning needs. The following is offered merely as general advice and an attorney should always be consulted. Click here the remainder of this article.
Trust Checking Accounts – Click here for this of this article.
Beware of Pitfalls of Inherited IRA’s – Generally, withdrawals from an IRA may be made at age 59 1/2 and mandatory withdrawals (RMD) must begin at age 70 1/2 (RMD). More pitfalls arise with inherited IRA’s, for example: Click here for the remainder of this article.
What Estate Planning Documents Should You Prepare? – As part of the estate planning process you must consider what documents are necessary to complete your estate plan to ensure that your wishes are carried out. The following documents should be accessible to your spouse and/or your children in the event of death. Click here for the remainder of this article.
What you should do when a spouse dies. The loss of a spouse is a very traumatic event and it is not uncommon to have difficulty in sorting out what needs to be done relating to financial matters and probating the deceased spouse’s estate. Click here for the remainder of this article.
Contact our office by email or phone at 440-286-9571.