Westland Kramer & Bennett, P.C.

Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, Power-of-Attorney, Health Care Appointments, Living Wills

Do You Have a Plan?

Every individual is different and the needs and goals of his or her estate will vary. At Westland & Bennett P.C., our commitment to our individual, couple and family clients is to create estate plans that fulfill or exceed their legacy expectations.

We will tailor practical solutions designed to meet a broad range of individual and family needs, from the simplest will to complex, multi-asset, multi-business estate plans crafted to anticipate and proactively resolve potential conflicts and disputes with family members.

To arrange a confidential consultation to discuss estate planning with an experienced wills, trusts and probate lawyer, please contact us at 219-440-7550, or contact us through secure e-mail.

Our firm is located in Hammond, Indiana, and we have been representing clients throughout Northwest Indiana for many years.

Your Best Interests - Your Unique Estate Plan

We will perform a thorough assessment of your individual goals and concerns, identify your assets that need protection, examine any pertinent tax consequences, and explain to you the many options and consequences of various courses of action. We will then help you discern the appropriate estate plan for your unique situation. Our firm utilizes a number of tools in the creation of complete and cohesive estate plans for our clients, including:

  • Wills and trusts
  • Revocable trust and irrevocable trusts
  • Living wills
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Special-needs trusts
  • Appointment of health care representatives
  • Business succession

Lake County - Northwest Indiana Estate Planning Lawyers

We will discuss how your estate plan can manage your assets during your lifetime while simultaneously planning for potential health care concerns or incapacitation, types of applicable trusts, including living trusts and special-needs trust, powers of attorney or advance directives. The other part of your estate plan will clearly and unequivocally specify how you wish for your estate to be distributed as well as who will care for children in the event of your premature death. Our firm also provides probate and non-probate (estate) administration services to clients.

Effective, Responsive Estate Planning Counsel

Please contact an estate planning and probate attorney at Westland & Bennett P.C., today. Call 219-440-7550, or contact our office by secure e-mail today to arrange a confidential consultation.