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Davidson County Estate Planning Lawyer

Representing All of Your Estate Planning Needs

Preparing a plan in the event of your incapacitation or death not only serves to protect your wishes but also helps to avoid confusion and frustration for your family. To prepare an effective plan or settle the estate of a loved one through the probate process, you want an attorney who will educate you on your options. You want a lawyer who can help you understand the different estate planning strategies available or who will clearly explain the requirements of the probate court, so that you can quickly and efficiently complete the process.

Practicing for more than 40 years, attorney James E. Snyder Jr. brings legal experience to people who need to establish and implement an effective estate plan or who need to settle the estate of a loved one through the probate process. He understands the emotions that can surface when you are addressing these legal issues while also juggling your emotional healing and daily life. He focuses his efforts on helping you understand the law, the process and your options going forward, so that you can make informed decisions that are in your best interest. He is well known and respected by other attorneys as a hardworking and resourceful advocate dedicated to obtaining justice for his clients.

Contact attorney James E. Snyder via e-mail or call him at 877-223-7293 to arrange a free initial consultation.

North Carolina Will and Trust Attorney

Attorney Snyder works closely with individuals on a wide range of estate-related matters such as:

  • Will caveats: Representing potential beneficiaries, often children of the deceased, who have been excluded from a rightful inheritance. The claims may be based on duress, undue influence or lack of mental capacity at the time the estate planning document was prepared and executed.
  • Estate administration: Mr. Snyder as an attorney works with executors, administrators and personal representatives throughout the probate process, from the qualification of the estate representative to the final distribution of assets. He educates clients regarding the steps in the process, and works to preserve the assets of the estate and ensure the orderly distribution of property according to the decedent's wishes.
  • Estate planning: He carefully explains the different estate planning strategies to clients, including the advantages and disadvantages of a will or trust. He is experienced in retitling assets to fund a trust, and in lifetime gifting. He prepares all the documents required to establish and implement an effective estate plan, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives. He has experience preparing tax wills, which allow individuals to take advantage of tax benefits in estate planning.

For a free initial consultation, contact attorney James E. Snyder Jr. or call his Lexington office at 877-223-7293 to speak with a Davidson County estate planning attorney. Mr. Snyder is available to meet with clients Monday through Saturday in his office next to the former Davidson County Courthouse. He will make home visits when necessary and accepts all major credit cards.

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James E. Snyder, Jr. Attorney at Law
16 West First Avenue, Post Box 482
Lexington, NC 27292
Phone: 877-223-7293
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