Markell Estate Planning and Elder Law
100 Midland Park Dr
O'Fallon, MO 63366
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- Estate Planning
- Elder Law
- Medicaid Spenddown
- Asset Protection
- Power of Attorney
- Veterans Benefits
- Aid and Attendance
Hours of Operation9 to 5
Markell Estate Planning & Elder Law is a preeminent elder law firm located in Wentzville, Missouri and serving primarily greater St. Charles and St. Louis Counties
Markell Estate Planning & Elder Law understands that every client's situation is unique and gives every client's issues the same level of dedication and attention that we would expect if we were in your position.
We believe that no one should have to face major life planning decisions alone, that's why we will take the time to work with you, your family, your financial advisor, and your accountant to make sure that you and your loved ones are completely prepared for the future. Whether you are just starting out or have advanced planning needs, we can help.
Almost all of our services are billed as a one-time fee. This means you know before committing to working with us exactly what you bill will be; no hidden fees and no hourly billing practices.
Contact us today for a free, no pressure, initial consultation!
DID YOU KNOW?
A will does not avoid probate
A will is the only way to nominate a guardian for you minor children should you predecease them
Probate fees vary depending on the size of the estate, but if your estate goes through probate, expect to pay at least 6% of the value of the estate to the probate court and an attorney
The probate process can take anywhere from 6 to 18 months
The probate process, including what is in your will, is completely a matter of public record
By utilizing a trust, and other probate avoidance techniques, you can completely avoid the probate process altogether
By using trusts to protect their assets, many of our clients are able to qualify for Medicaid payments that they thought they had too many assets for
The rules for the VA's Aid and Attendance compensation are getting ready to change! If you or a loved one think you may qualify for this important program, or just want more information about it, contact us today