Missouri and Kansas Attorneys Practice Estate Planning and Real Estate Law
Kraft Law Firm, P.C. manages all your legal needs with customized care
For over 40 years the Kraft Law Firm, PC has assisted members of the greater Kansas City area with their legal needs. Licensed in both Kansas and Missouri, Kraft Law Firm practices in all areas but most especially in estate planning, real estate, probate and general business law. The firm has an outstanding record. We provide our clients with the utmost in care and consideration.
If you seek an attorney to create an estate plan for you that will protect your family and your assets, look no further. If you need assistance with the complex Probate process, we can handle it. If you need an attorney to handle the legal requirements of a real estate or business venture, you need us. If you have or want to start a business we have the experience and ability to cover the distance.
Estate planning you can trust
Developing an estate plan requires careful thought and execution. Our firm goes to great lengths to ensure that all areas are covered and documented so there is no room for question or error. With Kraft Law Firm, P.C. by your side you can feel safe in knowing that your estate plan is accurate, complete and legally binding.
Probate is the process through which the assets in an individual's estate are transferred to a beneficiary upon that individual's death. The probate courts oversee the probate process and are charged with seeing that the decedent's will is enforced. The probate court also sees that a person's estate is distributed and that debts are handled if there is no will. The attorneys at Kraft Law Firm, PC. will educate and represent you through the probate process.
The firm can assist clients in administering the estate. Kraft Law Firm, P.C., probate lawyers also educate clients about which assets are non-probate assets and which assets will have to proceed through the probate process, if applicable. This can often be a complex process, and having the guidance of an experienced estate administration lawyer can expedite the process in many cases. When wills are contested or the estate requires supervised and / or formal administration, the estate administration process may take some time to resolve, as the matter must be handled in court.
Guardianships and conservatorships
A guardianship occurs when a court appoints a person to care for someone who is not able to take care of themselves. The person caring for the other person is known as a guardian, and the person being cared for is known as the ward. A conservatorship is similar, although it relates to a person’s estate including their financial affairs. Kraft Law Firm, P.C., is able to provide competent and sensitive representation in these often delicate situations.
Before heading into a real estate venture you should consult with a knowledgeable attorney. At Kraft Law Firm, P.C. we provide our clients with the benefit of our experience. We aid you in reviewing and drafting all documents, ensuring that your best interests are being served. Since real estate dealings often go hand-in-hand with business opportunities, we also assist our clients with setting up and managing their businesses.
We can help you decide if you need a corporation, LLC or general partnership and guide you through the process of forming a business entity. Existing businesses can trust us to help them navigate through the complex issues that affect even a small business owner, from collections to litigation, the Kraft Law Firm, P.C. has experience in employment law, workers compensation and liability issues.
Your estate plan should meet your needs. The cost of long-term care can consume a person’s assets. Devising an estate plan can secure your future, ensure your wishes are carried out through appropriate titling, the will, durable power of attorney and advanced directives. We can help families handle elderly and incapacitated issues with due diligence. The Kraft Law Firm can guide you through Medicare, Medicaid and Long Term Care Insurance requirements and make sure not to let excess assets impact Medicaid eligibility in managing assets. We have experience dealing with the Federal and State Medicaid recovery process that your family may face.
When you need an attorney who cares about more than just the bottom line, call Kraft Law Firm, P.C.
You can reach us Monday – Friday from 8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. at 913.851.1414 or through our contact us page.