Wills, Probate, and Estate Planning
Making the decision to create an estate plan is an important decision that will protect your personal and business investments long into the future. I am Charlie Dorothy, an experienced business and transaction attorney with unique experience helping families, business owners, family farm owners, and other individuals create tailored estate plans.
Tailored Estate Plans Suited to the Needs of Every Family or Business
It has been my experience that the most successful business owners are those who think ahead, plan, and seek assistance from experienced professionals. This also applies to individuals and families who want to protect their financial security. I will take a strategic approach to customize a unique estate plan tailored to your family's needs. I am familiar with estate planning documents that include:
- Wills and trusts
- Creation of powers of attorney (POA)
- Healthcare directives
- Medicare issues
- Guardianships and conservatorships
- Life insurance
- Financial planning/elder law
Estate Planning for Agribusinesses
Agribusinesses are often closely held and their personal investments correspond to their farming business. If you own a farming or agriculture business, it is important to work with an experienced attorney who can protect your business investments as well as the security of your family. I will help you arrange your personal and business finances to best protect your interests into the future.
I can help with a range of planning services, including:
- Estate planning: wills and trusts
- Insurance policies for farmers
- Documentation in the event of incapacitation
Trusted Counsel to Handle the Details of Your Personal Finances
I understand that estate planning is a very sensitive matter. You can trust that I will handle the details of your personal and business finances with dignity and discretion. I also understand that you may face conflicting interests in devising an estate plan for your family. I will take the time to explore your options and alternatives to create an estate plan that best suits your interests and accomplishes your objectives.
If you feel that I can help you identify and deal with such issues, it would be my pleasure to assist you in any way I can.
I am a lawyer who is always available to answer any questions you may have. Please feel free to call my Sioux Falls, South Dakota office at 605-610-3496 or email me for more information.