George B. Jones is an experienced estate planning and probate attorney, with offices in Lamoni, Iowa. For more than 25 years he has helped many clients create an estate plan that is right for them and their family, including wills and trusts. He will help you to explore all of your options for administering your estate and will guide you through the process of creating the best estate plan possible. The firm serves clients in Clarke County and the surrounding areas.
Attorney George B. Jones has helped many clients create an estate plan that reflects their goals. He will work with you to understand your wishes and will create an estate plan that reflects those wishes. Mr. Jones has experience drafting wills and trusts and has guided many clients through the estate administration process. He is also a fluent Spanish speaker who is ready to serve any client who feels more comfortable communicating in Spanish.
Wills and Estates
Estate planning is a broad term that encompasses the many aspects of establishing a plan to distribute assets upon death. Estate planning can include drafting a will, establishing a trust, or administering a loved one’s estate.
Many people put off drafting a will or establishing a trust because they think it will be unpleasant. Many clients, however, find that having a good estate plan in place brings them peace of mind in knowing that their wishes will be carried out after they are gone.
Attorney George B. Jones is an experienced estate planning attorney who has drafted many wills for his clients. Wills can be very simple or quite complex depending on the client’s estate and wishes. George B. Jones approaches each client’s case knowing that every situation is unique. That is why he focuses on providing clients with individualized attention, allowing him to craft a will that is uniquely tailored to each person.
George B. Jones has also helped many clients to navigate the complex task of estate administration. Serving as an executor or personal representative can be a daunting, time-consuming task. An experienced estate planning attorney can guide you through the process, including probate proceedings. George Jones will work with you to establish which proceedings might expedite the estate administration process, and will advise you as to which procedures must be followed in distributing assets and resolving debts.
Other Estate Planning Documents
Many clients trust Attorney George B. Jones to draft other important documents relating to their estate plans. A durable power of attorney may be important to allow a client to delegate to trusted family members or friends the responsibility of handling their financial affairs in the event of a stroke or other mentally disabling condition. Having a properly drafted power of attorney will help your family avoid the trauma and expense of court supervision over your financial affairs if a formal guardianship is required. Other instruments, including living wills and medical powers of attorney, are important to maintaining control over what medical care is given to you in your final days, and who is entrusted to make important health care decisions for you when you are no longer able to communicate your own desires. Attorney George B. Jones can help you by recommending the appropriate estate planning documents to prepare you and your family for the challenges of aging and death.
Creating an estate plan can provide peace of mind and security for your loved ones. Attorney George B. Jones has the necessary experience to create an estate plan that will help ensure that your final wishes are honored. Contact our Lamoni office today to schedule a consultation.