Avon and Westlake Estate Planning and Probate Lawyer

Protecting Your Assets, Achieving Your Goals

An estate plan can protect your assets and help you provide for your loved ones. It can also give you peace of mind and the comfort of knowing that you have done your best for your family.

At Schroth Law LLC, we provide a full range of estate planning services to help our clients achieve their goals. We can assist you in these and other matters:

  • Wills
  • Powers of attorney
  • Advance directives for health care
  • Creation of trusts
  • Guardianships
  • Business successions
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Other estate law matters

Creating A Personalized Estate Plan

When you come to our offices, you will meet an attorney who cares about you and your family. Michael Schroth will listen closely as you discuss your financial situation, your family and your long-term goals. Based on these considerations, Michael will then create the estate documents and instruments that can help you achieve your goals. When a significant change in your life occurs, Avon and Westlake estate planning attorney Michael Schroth can revise your estate documents for a reasonable fee.

Schroth Law LLC can help you create a living trust or another type of trust that enables you to avoid probate.

Probate And Estate Administration

Wrapping up the financial affairs of an estate can be a complex and time-consuming process. In addition, as the executor or personal representative of an estate, you face the possibility of a lawsuit if you do not properly perform your duties.

Our law firm can assist you at all stages of the process by providing the following services. We can:

  • Draft and file the letters testamentary that empower the executor to begin the probate process
  • Help you make an inventory of the estate's assets and debts
  • Identify ownership interests in real property and resolve any problems
  • Help you gain control of IRAs, pension assets or life insurance proceeds
  • Prepare and file the estate tax return
  • Assist in the distribution of assets to beneficiaries or heirs
  • Prepare a final accounting and file it with the court

Business Succession Planning

Schroth Law LLC is prepared to address  business law issues as well as estate planning matters. When it comes time to pass your business on to your children or outside owners, we can help. Michael Schroth can review your situation and your goals and develop a plan designed to successfully transition your business to a new owner or set of owners.

Contact A Lawyer

For a consultation about an estate planning or probate matter in northern Ohio, contact Schroth Law LLC.