Baton Rouge Estate Planning Attorney
Louisiana Estate Planning Lawyer: Planning Today for Tomorrow
In order to look out for a client’s best interests, lawyers must focus on more than just what works today. They must look years down the road and plan for future possibilities, helping clients make choices that ensure a strong future and that protect the people they care about.
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With a law office located in Baton Rouge, W. David Mancuso, Attorney at Law, LLC, has served clients throughout the greater Baton Rouge area for more than 20 years. We are dedicated to helping individuals and businesses achieve long-term success.
In addition to serving the everyday needs of individuals and businesses, he helps them plan for the future by drafting, reviewing and revising a broad range of estate planning documents:
- Special needs trusts
- Powers of attorney
- Health care directives/living wills
- Charitable planning and donation
- Business succession
The Goals of Estate Planning
Estate planning is often done with several goals in mind. One of the largest is protecting your loved ones to ensure that there is a plan in place for any children. Another is deferring or minimizing estate taxes.
Certain estate planning documents, such as trusts, can be used to achieve the goal of caring for children or grandchildren in the event that those heirs are not able to manage certain assets on their own.
A person’s estate planning goals often change depending on unique family circumstances. Families with members who have physical or developmental disabilities may need to consider a special needs trust. This type of trust can be set up under the will and allow a parent or relative to supplement government assistance without being “kicked off” these programs.
For a consultation with attorney David Mancuso, contact our Baton Rouge, Louisiana, law office online or call us at 225-754-9872. For your convenience, evening and weekend office hours are available by appointment.