Law Office of Steven M. Patterson possesses in-depth knowledge about all aspects of trusts and estate issues, including:
I can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. I thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. I can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if they would be beneficial to your estate.
I apply my extensive knowledge about Missouri probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. I assist executors in all steps of the process, including:
When disputes occur between beneficiaries, I successfully represent your interests. I have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or trusts or to defend valid wills or trusts against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. A skillful mediator and litigator, I can negotiate between beneficiaries to preserve relationships or fastidiously pursue your rights in court when necessary.
Law Office of Steven M. Patterson serves clients in and throughout Missouri. Call 573-453-5168 or contact me online to schedule a consultation at my Salem office.