Estate Planning

Trustworthy Guidance for You and Your Family

Estate planning and estate administration covers pre- and post-death aspects related to protecting and distributing property and assets. Estate planning involves planning and directing where your assets will go after you die. Estate administration involves distribution of assets and payment of debts and taxes after a person has died. The needs of estate planning and estate administration span generations. At Moss & Cooper, our Cape Girardeau, Missouri estate planning and estate administration law firm, clients work closely with a Missouri will and trust lawyer who will provide effective communication and current knowledge in wills and trust law and provide an explanation of the meanings and alternatives in estate planning.

We represent clients located in Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Perry, Scott, and New Madrid Counties and in other communities throughout Missouri.

Do you need legal assistance drafting a will or a trust? Have you been nominated as Personal Representative or administrator of an estate? Contact a Missouri will and trust lawyer at 573-339-9223 or send a message online using the form on this website.

Estate Planning

Estate planning can be simple or complex. When you hire an estate planning attorney from Moss & Cooper, you hire an attorney who is committed to listening to the issues and explaining the options to you.

· Last Will and Testament

· Trusts

· Revocable Living Trust

· Special Needs Trust

· Irrevocable Trust

· Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts

· Living Wills

· Durable powers of attorney

· Medical powers of attorney

· Advanced medical directives

Estate Administration

Estate administration is the process of distributing assets where they were intended to go. There can be issues with debts and taxes. Our objectives are to provide closure for our clients. We know clients may be upset and distraught during the estate administration and probate process. We are here to take the sting and bite out of this large responsibility. If you are looking for a law firm that will be sensitive regarding your loss and attentive to your needs, count on Moss & Cooper. Our firm also handles issues involving trust administration and ancillary administration.

Representation of:

· Personal Representatives

· Trustees

· Beneficiaries

If you need legal representation regarding a will, trust, or estate administration matter, contact Moss & Cooper , Cape Girardeau, Missouri estate planning and estate administration attorneys.