Chardon OH Probate & Estate Planning Attorney

Petersen & Ibold has been helping people throughout Northeast Ohio manage their estates and plan for the future for more than thirty years. We understand that most people think about drafting or revising a will when they have children, go through a divorce, or are nearing retirement. Regardless of your stage in life our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to meet your estate planning needs.

Experienced Estate Planning Attorneys

Years of experience handling estate planning and estate administration matters have taught us that many of our clients need more than legal advice and legal documents to properly protect and prepare their assets for transfer to their heirs. Our estate planning attorneys have developed strategic relationships with CPAs, financial planners, insurance agents, accountants, and real estate title companies. Our objective is to preserve our clients' assets and ensure our clients' wishes are followed.

Some of the estate planning and estate administration matters that our attorneys regularly handle include:

  • Simple, Complex, and Pourover Wills
  • Revocable, Irrevocable, and Living Trusts
  • Healthcare Proxy and Healthcare Power of Attorney
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate of Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Estate Administration
  • Will Contests
  • Guardianships
  • Medicaid Planning and Medicare Planning
  • Elder Law

As a full service law firm, we recognize that many of our clients have legal matters that complicate estate planning matters. We are prepared to handle the most complex estates including those involving significant asset, business succession planning matters, family limited partnerships, and divorces. Regardless of the complexity of the estate, Petersen & Ibold is committed to providing compassionate legal advice and representation and helping people prepare their wealth for transfer to their heirs.

Probate Process

If you have lost a loved one, we can assist you with the legal requirements of administering the estate. We will make sure that all expenses, taxes, and claims are paid and that the provisions of will, if any, are followed properly, according to Ohio probate law.

Contact our Estate Planning Lawyers

Please contact the estate planning lawyers at Petersen & Ibold regarding any will, trust, probate, or elder law matter. Our lawyers can be reached by phone at our Geauga County office (440-607-5228) or our Ashtabula County office (440-437-5295). We can also be contacted by e-mail by filling out the intake form on our Contact Us page.