Rapid City Estate Planning Attorneys
Providing Expert Estate Planning Assistance in Pennington County and Greater South Dakota with Over 100 Years of Combined Experience
Thinking about the transfer of one’s estate after they pass away can be a difficult task. However, we are here to help. Estate planning at Beardsley, Jensen & Lee is more than just drafting documents on your behalf; we make an effort to determine the best course of action regarding the transfer of an estate, as well as planning for unexpected events that could derail an individual’s wishes.
We recognize that every family and individual is unique, and we take the time to sit down with our clients to design an estate plan that is tailored to meet a family’s or individual’s specific goals. Some of the services that we provide to accompany an individualized estate plan include:
- Living wills
- Powers of attorney
Rapid City Estate Administration
It is always a good idea to meet with an experienced Rapid City estate planning attorney when a loved one passes away to determine the proper steps that need to be taken. Although probate may be avoided in certain situations with the proper estate plan, probating an estate is sometimes necessary.
We work with our clients, whether a personal representative (or executor) or beneficiary of the estate, to make the probate process as simple as possible. If a dispute arises regarding an estate, we also represent clients during the ensuing litigation to secure and safeguard their interests.
Succession Planning in South Dakota
At Beardsley, Jensen & Lee, we not only assist clients with estate planning and estate administration, but we also assist with succession planning for clients who own businesses, farms, or ranches. In today’s legal landscape, succession planning ensures that the family business, farm, or ranch is protected for future generations while also strategically limiting or potentially avoiding high tax burdens that may cripple the successful transfer of the family business, farm, or ranch.
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With over 100 years of experience, our Rapid City estate planning lawyers will use our legal knowledge to deliver a quality estate plan, an efficient estate administration, and a durable succession plan. The South Dakota Consumer Protection office outlines Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Guidelines.