Northwest Alabama And South-Central Tennessee Estate Planning And Probate Attorneys

Tennessee, Alabama and Federal Tax Planning Services

Tax planning is an important element of estate planning to prevent unnecessary tax obligations and to ensure the swift passing of your estate to your loved ones.

Attorney Peter L. Paine is a CPA with an LL.M in tax. He worked for an accounting firm for three years after law school. He can help you explore all of your estate planning options to ensure minimal tax obligations.

We can also assist you in choosing retirement plans, reorganizing your assets, and assist you in helping with estate and gift tax planning.

Contact us today for a consultation.

Making estate plans is critical to protect the future of your estate, your business, and your family security. It can also prevent future disputes and forcing your loved ones to make difficult decisions for you.

At Paine & Associates, P.C., we have extensive financial and estate planning experience and will provide you with estate planning and probate help.

Our law firm will help you take appropriate legal action to protect your estate, your family, and your business through strategic estate planning and administration. Contact us for an initial consultation.

Estate Planning

We will take the time to review your options in estate planning. With the use of different planning devices you can protect your legal interests and financial plans into the future.

We are experienced in preparing wills and trusts, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, living trusts, charitable trusts, QTIP trusts, marital trusts, personal residence trusts, special needs trusts, generation-skipping trusts, and dynasty trusts.

Estate Administration and Probate

The administration of an estate can be complex. Our law firm represents personal representatives and administrators in the administration and probate process to ensure that the estate is handled properly and to avoid personal liability.

Trust Administration

Attorneys Michael T. Paine and Peter L. Paine are experienced in the administration of trusts and will assist the trust administrator or trustee in the administration of a trust to protect you against personal liability or protect your rights as a beneficiary.

Advance Directives and Health Care Powers of Attorney

Advance health care directives allow you to declare your wishes for health care should you become incapacitated. It also allows you to assign an individual to make those decisions for you. Making legal plans now can help your family avoid disputes or from making difficult decisions for you that are contrary to your wishes.

Financial Powers of Attorney

Financial powers of attorney allow you to designate another to handle your business or financial affairs should you become incapacitated. Making the determination now can help to avoid guardianship and conservatorship proceedings later and to avoid potential difficulties for your family.

Business Succession Planning

If you are a business owner, our firm can assist you in business succession planning in the passing of your estate. Many clients want to ensure the equal division of business assets for their children. We can help you preserve the integrity of your business while also dividing your assets equally among your heirs.

Long Term Care Planning

Durable Power of Attorney

Contact Paine & Associates, P.C. to speak with an experienced business succession, tax or estate-planning lawyer. We are committed to protecting your financial and business interests. Off-site, weekend, and evening appointments are available. We are located conveniently across the street from the Lauderdale County Courthouse.