Compassionate And Individualized Estate Planning
A well-designed estate plan will protect the property, assets and future that you worked so hard to earn. While you may have already created or researched a will with online services, an unproven estate plans risks excessive taxes and the probate process. The Law Office of Suzanne T. Terada will assist you with the entire estate planning process and ensure that your family receives the best possible outcome.
Attorney Suzanne T. Terada helps clients across Oahu create effective estate plans with well-planned wills and trusts. She works closely with clients to understand their unique circumstances and possible disputes that may arise. These close relationships allow Ms. Terada to create personalized estate plans that address future problems. From our Honolulu office, Ms. Terada allows clients to pass on a gift to their loved ones without the stress of the legal process.
Our Comprehensive Approach To Estate Planning
Estate plans allow people to choose their health care and the fate of their business holdings and property. Without an estate plan, you leave your assets and property in the hands of the government. Our lawyer will use her thorough estate planning knowledge to effectively prepare your estate and allow your family to avoid a lengthy probate court case. We work with accountants and other financial professionals to favorably structure our clients’ assets.
We use many estate planning instruments to assist clients, including:
- Valid and legally binding wills
- Grantor, Totten and other kinds of trusts
- Durable powers of attorney
- Guardianships and conservatorships
We understand that estate planning may feel stressful and that you may face questions from many parties. As our client, you are free to direct people to call us so that we can answer questions on your behalf.
Proactive Planning For Your Medicare And Health Care
The rising cost of medical services in Hawaii is a liability that your estate plan should address. Our lawyer will account for health care costs and possible accidents in your estate plan. We have years of Medicare planning experience and our attorney will uncover overlooked medical costs. We will assist you in choosing appropriate long-term care insurance in case of an accident. Our lawyer will also empower you to make decisions about life-sustaining treatments with an advance health care directive.
Contact Us And Take Control Of Your Future
Many people are not sure what kind of estate plan they need or how they should even begin planning. Our experienced attorney gives honest answers about how to create an estate that protects you and your family. If you are an AARP member, we offer free phone consultations. To schedule your appointment with our law firm, call 808-379-3534 or send us a secure message.