Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP
4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 400
Raleigh, NC 27609
Byron L. Saintsing
Estate planning is an important step in planning for your family’s future. A Raleigh wills and estates attorney from Smith Debnam helps clients put together a well-drafted estate plan, so they can be assured that their estate passes to whom them want, when they want, and how they want.
Smith Debnam's estate planning attorneys combine more than 35 years of experience representing individuals, families, business owners, trusts and fiduciaries in:
The Raleigh estate planning attorneys at Smith Debnam can help ensure your wishes will be carried out in the most effective and efficient manner to minimize stress and maintain stability for your family. Our team can also tailor plans to accommodate special circumstances such as:
Our Raleigh estate planning attorneys have a proven track record of drafting power of attorney documents, living wills, and other health care directives making it possible for clients to maintain control over their health care and financial affairs for as long as possible by planning in advance of disability. By preparing these documents, clients are able to let their desires be known and to name an agent to act on their behalf and carry out their desires if they are unable to do so themselves. These planning procedures can spare loved ones much hardship and stress during an already difficult time.
Administration & Wills
An estate plan is only effective if it is properly administered. Smith Debnam assists individual and corporate fiduciaries of estates and trusts in matters of probate, estate, and trust administration. If your loved one had a will, the family will go through a process called probate. If your loved one had a trust, the family will go through a process called trust administration. Our attorneys guide executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and beneficiaries throughout the entire estate administration and settlement process, by:
If your family has experienced the loss of a family member, a Raleigh wills and estate attorney from Smith Debnam can assist with legal matters to save you time and prevent losses or missteps from being made in order to preserve the wishes of the deceased and to spare loved ones additional stress during an already difficult period.