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Estate Planning

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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.

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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?

  • Securities
  • Real estate
  • Cash
  • Life insurance death benefits
  • Interest in a business
  • Personal property
  • Retirement plans
  • IRAs

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
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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

Elder Law Attorney

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

Personal Injury Attorney

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

Elder Law Attorney

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.

Sara Hawthorne Bohn

Sara Hawthorne Bohn

Elder Law Attorney

Sara Hawthorne Bohn focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Special Needs Trusts, Guardianships and Real Estate. Mrs. Bohn is accredited by the Veterans Administration to provide representation to claimants filing for benefits and also serves as a member of the WV Bar Probate Law Committee.

Weirton Office

3200 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062

Wheeling Office

38 15th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003

Clarksburg Office

493 Washington Avenue, Ste 1. Clarksburg, WV 26301

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