Estate Planning, Estate Administration & Elder Services
Lyon & Fitzpatrick, LLP has over 100 years of experience in drafting wills, trusts, health care proxies, powers of attorneys, and estate plans involving business succession, special needs, and charitable donations. Utilizing a comprehensive approach, the firm’s attorneys are prepared to develop solutions for its clients to address those concerns along with estate tax, gift tax, and generation-skipping tax issues.
One important aspect of protecting a family’s assets is the recognition of – and preparation for – the often devastating financial impact of long-term care. By planning for the provision of care before that care becomes necessary, families can minimize those costs.
When death does occur, the firm can efficiently guide the client through the administration of an estate in the probate and taxation process. For both simple and complex estates, the attorneys and staff of Lyon & Fitzpatrick, LLP can provide guidance at every step – from the appointment of a personal representative to the final distribution of funds.
Our Attorneys and Staff Can Assist in Making Informed Decisions in Both Administration and Planning
This means engaging a law firm that can advise and counsel assist you in a variety of matters, including:
- Powers of Attorney
- Health Care Proxy
- Health Care Planning
- Post-Mortem Planning
- Life Insurance Trusts
- Special Needs Trusts
- Elder Law Issues
Whether there are children for whom to provide, business succession plans to complete, or significant assets to protect, Lyon & Fitzpatrick, LLP has been the law firm chosen by residents in and around the areas of Springfield, Northampton, Westfield, Chicopee and Holyoke, Massachusetts for generations.