Estate Planning and Probate

Underwood’s Estate Planning and Probate Practice Group focuses on the effective and efficient transfer of family assets through personal and tax motivated planning. Our practice is also focused on litigation concerning fiduciaries such as estate representatives, personal and corporate trustees, and guardians. Our practice includes:

  • Preparation of wills and trusts
  • Durable and medical powers of attorney
  • Gift planning
  • Estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning
  • Premarital and post-marital agreements
  • Planning for the division of property incident to divorce
  • Community and separate property planning and consultation
  • Planning for partnerships, corporations, and other family-owned businesses
  • Charitable giving and, charitable trusts
  • Life insurance planning
  • Asset preservation planning
  • Administration of estates and trusts
  • Will contests
  • Fiduciary litigation
  • Guardianships, custodianships, and court-created trusts