Wills and Estate

At Reynolds & Werman, our attorneys have top-notch legal expertise in estate planning and administration. Contact our Springfield office or Berkshires office in Pittsfield to speak to one of our lawyers about your needs.

Estate Planning
Estate planning can be a complex issue. We are pleased to offer legal services in this area including:

- Wills
- Durable Powers of Attorney
- Health Care Proxies
- Life Estates
- Trusts, Revocable and Irrevocable
- Deeds

An estate consists of all property that you possess at the time of your death and includes bank accounts, stocks, bonds, securities, life insurance policies, real estate, and personal property, such as jewelry, automobiles and artwork. Hiring an attorney for estate planning is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure that your final property and health care wishes are honored, and that your loved ones are provided for in your absence.

No matter what stage of life you are currently at, having an estate plan is a way to alleviate current or future concerns about your estate, your beneficiaries, and your medical care decisions. With a solid legal plan in place, estate administration can be carried out smoothly and accurately according to your wishes. Contact Reynolds & Werman today so that we can help you determine your needs and provide solutions.

Estate Administration
After losing a loved estate administration can be difficult and often time consuming at a time when you're dealing with difficult emotions. We offer the following estate administration services:

- Probate of Estates (with or without a Will)
- Disputes in the Probate Court between
- Estate Disputes
- Property Distribution

During a challenging time for family and loved ones, it's important to have the support of a legal team who can minimize stresses and administer an estate according to a legally sound and thoughtful plan. If a loved one passes with estate matters unsettled or unclear, an estate administration attorney can guide you through the process of settling and administering the estate, even if no estate planning documents were previously drawn up.

In estate administration, one person is typically appointed as the executor or personal representative. The person named is responsible for making sure creditors are paid, assets are distributed, and estate tax returns are filed. The legal team of Reynolds & Werman is available to guide you through these complex transactions with sensitivity and expertise.

Make an appointment today to speak with one of our helpful lawyers. Call 413-693-2632 or use our contact form.