How To Fairly Divide Your Property

An important purpose of an estate plan is to distribute property to your loved ones. Yet doing so involves making difficult decisions. You only have so much property to go around; how can you divide it fairly? How can you reduce the risk of disputes if a family member feels slighted?

Navigating these issues is far from easy. An inexperienced lawyer or do-it-yourself will can leave you feeling lost and adrift. These uncertainties undermine the stability and confidence a well-crafted will is meant to provide.

Drawing on the many insights we've gained through decades of estate planning experience, our lawyers can help you come away with peace of mind knowing you've addressed every angle and made well-informed decisions.

Effective Strategies For Making These Important Decisions

At Robshaw & Voelkl in Williamsville, New York, our attorneys understand the many practical, financial and emotional factors that go into important estate-planning decisions. We believe you deserve an estate plan you can feel good about. To that end, we provide well-rounded guidance not only on the legal aspects of accomplishing your wishes, but also on how to make those decisions.

We will walk you through considerations such as:

  • Strategies for making even-handed property distributions among your loved ones
  • Ways to grant joint ownership of property while minimizing the risk of disputes over how to manage and care for that property
  • Methods for cutting someone out of your will or inheritance
  • Measures for safeguarding your will from challenges by disgruntled family members

We work with clients from all walks of life, including those with blended families. No estate issues are too simple or complex for us to address.

Learn more about how to fairly divide your property by speaking with one of our lawyers during a free consultation. To get started, call 716-633-4030.