Estate Planning

An Augusta Estate Planning lawyer dedicated to helping you prepare for the future by protecting what you’ve worked hard for

If you own something, whether it be a business, land, vehicle, a savings account or anything that has value, then you’ve probably worked hard to acquire it and even harder to protect it, especially for your loved one’s futures. If these things apply to you, then you may want to consider some form of estate planning to protect your valuable assets.

Estate planning is used to protect what you have worked hard for in your life and to protect it for your loved ones and beneficiaries in the future. It ensures that what you have is passed on to the people you love most when you pass and that your wishes are kept the way you want and when you want it. Estate planning and the law associated with it ensures that things will be handled exactly the way you want by providing sufficient instructions, which helps reduce decision-making for those left behind and streamlines the process of supporting the people and things you love most.

An experienced and trustworthy estate planning lawyer in Augusta

When it comes to estate planning and protecting the things you’ve worked hard to earn and passing them on to the ones you love most, you want to put your trust in a knowledgeable and honest estate planning attorney, like Phillip Scott Hibbard in Augusta. With over two decades of experience, Phillip Scott Hibbard is one of the most premiere estate planning lawyers in the Augusta area committed to putting your best interests first and protecting your hard-earned assets. At the law office of Phillip Scott Hibbard, our estate planning expertise covers a variety of estate matters that include:

  • Living wills
  • Probate avoidance
  • Setting up trusts to defer, or even avoid, taxes
  • Protecting your business
  • Protecting the assets, you leave to your children from their creditors
  • Supporting your charity of choice
  • Protecting your family harmony

Estate planning is for everyone who has assets that they want to be passed down to their loved ones and it helps you have a plan for the future. Whether you need to name a guardian for a minor or putting boundaries in place so that your children don’t blow through your assets in an unexpected and traumatic event. A strong estate plan can only be done by a licensed estate attorney and can be as simple as a will or as complex as multiple directives. It can also include a revocable, probate-avoidance trust, asset protection trusts, multi-generational tax-saving trusts, tax-saving charitable trusts, private family foundations and many other fact-specific strategies.

Contact an experienced estate planning attorney for a free initial consultation

Phillip Scott Hibbard assists individuals who want to start an estate plan, update an existing estate plan or start protecting your hard-earned assets in the Augusta area and across the CSRA. To learn more about our estate planning law services and how we can help you protect your hard-earned assets for your loved one’s futures, contact our law office for a free initial consultation.