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Protect Your Loved Ones
Estate planning is a necessary step in any strong financial plan. Proper estate planning can help resolve family disputes over real and personal property obtained during your life. Working with an Estate Planning Attorney helps ensure that your property won’t be lost to creditors or taxes – but remains with your heirs and beneficiaries.
Components of Estate Planning
Estate Planning & Elder Law
There are various strategies and categories for proper Estate Planning. Our Estate Planning Attorneys will listen to your story and help uncover the needs for specific cases.
Your property should be passed down with your blessing. Let an estate lawyer from Rokisky Law help you properly create your Life Estate Deeds/Transfer on Death Deeds. Part of a successful estate plan is creating necessary documents to secure your assets and transfer ownership to…
When you are looking for a Special Needs Trusts Lawyer, Rokisky Law is your proven experts. Let our attorneys help you keep your eligiblity.
Advanced techniques of estate planning is never a problem for our trust attorneys. Learn more about living/irrevocable trusts with Rokisky Law.
Our long term care planning attorneys will help you and your family create a plan to ensure that you can pay for future nursing home/assisted living costs with the least amount of financial strain.
Take care of your loved ones and see one of our Will Attorneys at Rokisky Law. Let our team of lawyers help you plan your estate and assets.
Selecting a Financial Power of Attorney is an important part in Estate Planning. Let our attorneys help you make the right decision for your future.
Having the right person take care of your medical needs is important. Allow a health care attorney at Rokisky Law help you make the right choice.
Having a discussion with a medical attorney about what happens if you become terminally ill can be difficult. We can help navigate these conversations.
Frequently Asked Questions
Common Questions Regarding Estate Planning
You don't have to know everything there is about Estate Planning, but it helps to have a good understanding. Our estate planning attorneys are always willing to help answer questions. We have compiled some of the most frequently asked questions about Estate Planning.
What makes up my estate?
- Real estate
- Life insurance death benefits
- Interest in a business
- Personal property
- Retirement plans
Why do I need to have an estate plan (even if I'm not wealthy)?
- Avoid estate tax (only to those exceeding the tax exemption).
- Pass property to the intended beneficiaries.
- Alleviate the burdens of surviving family members.
- Protect the estate assets from unintended recipients.
- Deciding who will raise your children.
What makes up a well-designed estate plan?
- Preserves the value of your assets
- Reduces unnecessary taxes and expenses
- Ensures that your heirs receive what you intended them to receive
- Manages your assets for you and your heirs in the event of disability or incapacitation
- Protects your privacy
Estate Planning Blog & Articles
Estate planning can be a complicated topic. Let our expert Estate Planning Attorneys help you with additional information and articles.
Many estate planning and elder law attorneys will tell you that the Power-of-Attorney is an absolute must have in order to effectuate a sound and complete estate plan. A power-of-attorney is a legal instrument created by an individual (known as the “principal”) that authorizes a…
Find the Right Estate Planning Attorney
Our team of attorneys can help with your estate planning. With locations in Weirton, Wheeling, and Clarksburg, make an appointment with an attorney at your preferred location today.
Jeffrey J. Rokisky
Jeffrey J. Rokisky’s practice primarily focuses on Elder Law and Oil and Gas. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is an Accredited Attorney with the Veteran’s Administration, so that he may assist veterans in obtaining benefits to help pay for their long term care costs.
Daniel L. McCune
Daniel L. McCune practice centers on personal injury, nursing home injury, and automobile/truck accidents. He has served on the Board of Governors of the WV Trial Lawyers Association, and is licensed to practice in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, as well as the US District and Federal Appeals Courts.
Christopher K. Blair
Christopher K. Blair primarily focuses his practice on oil and gas law, fighting for the rights of oil, gas and mineral owners in the Appalachian region, and elder law/estate planning/estate administration, where he helps his clients formulate and effectuate a plan to protect themselves and their hard-earned assets.
S. David Wilharm
S. David Wilharm obtained his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law in 2008 and is licensed and practices in the states of West Virginia and Ohio with a primary focus on oil and gas law and estate planning.