Did you know that about 90% of estate plans fail and the cost of failure could be in excess of 3% of one’s assets and it may take years before assets can be transferred.
Principle Counsel’s estate planning process is based on avoiding issues and unintended consequences through constant interaction with clients to see goals to fruition without having the client fear that the “meter” is always running. We take a leading approach to the subject matter and focus on an ongoing relationship with our clients to protect against the typical mistakes affecting an overwhelming large percentage of those who think they have an estate plan and in fact, merely have estate planning documents.
Did you know that the average cost of a private room in a nursing home is nearly $93,440 annually?
Principle Counsel’s Elder Law process is a one stop solution. We help pre-plan for the overwhelming expenses associated with aging and when time is not on our side, we also help navigate through the crisis. Our unique process starts from meeting with a Life Care Planning professional to educate our clients on valuable and often, little known government and community based programs. We pride ourselves in our ability to understand what programs exist in the community and our ability to create unique legal strategies that resolve the various obstacles often precluding those from receiving such benefits desperately needed including VA benefits and Medicaid.
Did you know that Probate could take years to complete?
Principle Counsel provides a simplified process through Probate by using its unique process of gathering information and navigating our client’s throughout this process. This includes proving in court that a deceased person’s will is valid; identifying and inventorying the deceased person’s property; property appraisal; paying debts and taxes; distributing property as directed by a will, and; transferring title and ownership of assets to the proper beneficiaries.