The Law Offices of Suzan G. Leonard, P.C., experienced legal counsel since 1988, focuses on the practice areas of family law, divorce, child custody, wills and estate administration. This practice proudly serves Montgomery County, Bucks County and Chester County Pennsylvania.
What Is Included in Family Law?
Family law is a legal area that includes a wide range of issues. Divorce is a large aspect of family law. Of course, along with divorce comes various other legal situations that pertain to the disillusionment of a relationship, such as child custody arrangements, alimony and visitation rights. Situations involving the end of a relationship, money, and children tend to become heated. That is why having legal representation is always a good idea when handling this type of legal issues.
Why Estate Administration is Important
Creating a will is an important step for any adult to take. This is true even when they are young and healthy. Setting up an estate can include creating a will but doesn’t stop there. An estate lawyer understands the important legal aspects included in an estate plan. This allows a person to set up their end-of-life wishes, such as whether or not they want to be kept alive on life support. It usually also communicates where they want their assets to go, who they want to give to and who should be the guardians of their children if they are not old enough to care for themselves.
The idea behind a good estate plan is for the person to communicate their wishes to the family members and friends left behind. This reduces the risk of fights amongst family members and puts control of a person’s estate in their own hands, not their state’s government. If a person neglects to set up a will or estate plan, often their assets will become distributed by their state’s government and the family will have no say in the matter.
Call The Law Offices of Suzan G. Leonard, P.C. Today
Estate administration and family law matters are all important legal issues. However, trying to formulate a plan for a family law matter or estate without the help of a lawyer is difficult. They understand the law, ensuring your plans are properly laid out and you are well represented in any legal challenge. Call the Law Offices of Suzan G. Leonard, P.C. today to learn more about how they can help you through your legal issue.