Wiles McMichael is a full-service Estate Planning Law Firm founded in 2007. From the start, our attorneys have been dedicated to helping families and businesses preserve their legacies through well-advised wealth and asset protection strategies.

One common misconception about asset protection planning is that it is only for the wealthy. While affluent people indeed have more assets to preserve, they aren’t the only ones who benefit from implementing asset protection plans.

Regardless of income or net worth, any individual with assets they wish to keep should look into an estate plan to ensure their possessions are distributed smoothly and tax-efficiently to their heirs.

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You worked hard to acquire the money and property you have now. You deserve to protect the fruits of your labor so you can enjoy financial security during your retirement and leave something behind to your loved ones. Proper asset protection planning helps ensure that your financial accounts, properties and other assets will be distributed the way you want them.

As you start looking for an attorney to help you with this, beware of those who promise to bulletproof your assets. No strategy can protect your assets a hundred percent. However, various planning options are available to help you deter unwarranted claims.

If you want to get started on safeguarding your hard-earned assets, Wiles McMichael is here for you. Our legal practitioners are committed to helping individuals and business owners plan for their families, protect their assets and preserve their legacies.

We all work towards one goal — to help you craft a plan that allows you to give what you want and to whom you wish to while legally saving tax dollars, fees, and court costs. We also offer expert advice to help you structure the ownership and management of your assets wisely and, ultimately, navigate our litigious society.

You have worked so hard to get to where you are, so let us help you protect your assets now and plan for the future. Let the attorneys at Wiles McMichael help you build your estate plan.

Four Rules For Asset Protection in Estate Planning

Smart Practices You Can Employ To Preserve Your Possessions Effectively

1. Protect Your Assets Early

Estate planning can seem like an intimidating and overwhelming task, but don’t put it off. Similar to insurance, asset protection must be in place before you need it.

Seeking help from an attorney early on will help you safeguard your wealth from any damaging legal action and ensure it will go to your intended heirs.

2. Track Your Possessions

Another simple yet effective way to help you protect your possessions is to know exactly what they are. As such, make sure to keep accurate and comprehensive records of all your assets and liabilities. Have a list of all the things you own that have value, such as your savings, stocks, retirement accounts, personal property and business equipment. A proper asset inventory will help you develop a strategy for your needs.

3. Use Various Protection Strategies

With asset protection planning, it helps to remember that there is no all-in-one solution. Moreover, you will likely need a combination of asset preservation strategies to safeguard your hard-earned assets effectively. For example, set up a trust to distribute your wealth according to your preference. Additionally, you may want to consider other advanced strategies to further safeguard your assets.

4. Consult With Qualified Professionals

Federal and state legislation governing asset protection can be complicated. Laws continue to change over time. Considering this, you need the expertise of an experienced lawyer to help you navigate these laws who will provide you with a comprehensive estate analysis and develop solutions tailored to your unique circumstances and needs.

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Why Choose Wiles McMichael For All Your Estate Planning Needs

Entrust Your Wealth and Property Only to Experienced and Genuine Professionals

Knowledgeable Practitioners

We understand that while some estate planning strategies are easy to execute, other solutions such as establishing trusts require careful and meticulous planning. With that said, you can rest assured that your Wiles McMichael asset protection attorney has the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the process. Ultimately, you can count on us to offer you sound advice so you can protect your assets and build your legacy successfully.

Wide Range of Expertise

We offer a wide range of asset protection strategies to provide you with the best results. For example, we can help you set up family trusts, life insurance trusts or dynasty trusts, and business entities. Our attorneys leverage their proficiency in the wealth transfer methods available under the law to help you and your loved ones gain the wealth protection you need against unwarranted claims.

Long-term Partnership

Your goals for your estate or business will undoubtedly change as you go through different seasons in your life. Moreover, the laws regulating asset protection will also evolve over time. This is why our attorneys are here to offer you long-term guidance as you tackle the iterative process of safeguarding your possessions. It is important to continually review, modify and update your asset protection strategies according to your circumstances.

Genuine Concern and Compassion

Asset protection planning is a long process that often involves confusing jargon and overwhelming requirements. As such, our attorneys make sure you understand the estate plan we have put together for your possessions. We will also be there to help you set up all your documents correctly. Your asset protection lawyer at Wiles McMichael will ultimately have your best interests protected.

Dedicated and Focused Services

Your asset protection attorney from Wiles McMichael will take the time to understand your unique situation along with the risks you need to manage. Then, we use this in-depth analysis to provide you with a protection plan that’s not only legally compliant but also relevant to your specific needs and goals. We’ll also help you employ time-tested planning so you can navigate our litigation-inclined world wisely.

Prompt and Reliable Assistance

As part of our professional services, you can count on the whole Wiles McMichael team to offer you prompt assistance when you need us. We understand how crucial asset protection is for you and your loved ones, so we are always available to lend a helping hand. All you have to do is get in touch with us and tell us what you need.

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