Estate Planning & Administration
Guiding you and your loved ones through loss
The Fulton law firm of Riley Stingley Brazas helps Missouri residents protect their assets for the future and continue providing for their relatives by creating comprehensive estate plans to distribute assets to heirs, protect loved-ones, avoid unnecessary taxes, utilize non-probate transfers, and save your money for your beneficiaries.
A complete estate plan can include any or all of the following tools, but most require skilled attorneys who are familiar with and can draft all estate planning documents to be sure you have all the options you need:
The firm is experienced in devising complex estate plans, business succession plans, and all the documents needed for large estates with varied assets, but the attorneys also handle simpler estate plans and modifications as well. The firm works extensively with clients on probate-avoidance and minimizing or reducing estate taxes.
Estate administration and probate litigation
Riley Stingley Brazas assists the executors of estates and the trustees of trusts to ensure that the decedent’s wishes are carried out, legally, efficiently and properly.
Occasionally, family members or business stakeholders may contest the validity of a will or trust. In these cases, Riley Stingley Brazas can represent the contesting party or the estate itself. The firm has extensive experience in litigating will contests, trust contests, declaratory judgments, accounting actions and other disputes regarding inheritance.
Trust experience. Trust results. Trust Riley Stingley Brazas
Located in historic downtown Fulton, the law firm of Riley Stingley Brazas is across the street from the Callaway County Courthouse. The firm provides legal counsel to individuals, families, companies and governmental entities in the following areas: