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Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration

Reed Weitkamp Schell & Vice PLLC attorneys provide innovative, forward-looking legal counsel and advice for estate planning that focuses on a family's future security and that can help to withstand challenge if estate administration becomes a contentious probate or estate dispute.

The RWSV estate planning, probate and estate administration practice encompasses a wide variety of tax and planning services in estate and closely-held business transition planning, as well as estate and trust administration.

The Louisville probate lawyers of Reed Weitkamp Schell & Vice explain to our clients the importance of estate tax consequences and useful estate planning documentation tools that include: 

  • Estate and inheritance taxes
  • Charitable planning
  • Conservation easements
  • Business management transition and succession planning
  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advanced directives (Living Wills)
  • Trusts, inter vivos, testamentary, revocable, irrevocable, charitable remainder, grantor-retained annuity trusts
  • Family partnerships
  • Limited liability entities
  • Probate proceedings

Our goal is always a smooth, productive administration of any estate, regardless of its size. However, in the absence of a last will and testament, and in the event of disagreements within a family regarding proof of heirs or allegations of incompetency or undue influence, RWSV attorneys offer effective representation of our clients' rights in probate litigation of these matters.

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration Attorneys:
Ivan J. Schell
Alan D. Pauw
Maxine E. Bizer