Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts

Our estate planning attorneys assist clients with their estate planning needs. What is estate planning? Simply put, it is your plan to instruct how your assets will be distributed upon your passing or controlled if you become incapacitated. Having a Will or Trust will ensure your wishes are completed with a minimum of headaches to your beneficiaries. Whether your needs are basic, involving a simple will, or complex, involving tax planning or multi-generational transfers, our attorneys are ready to assist. A complete estate plan includes […]

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Trust Administration

The process of probate or trust administration can be confusing and time-consuming.  Our attorneys advise executors, administrators, trustees, and other fiduciaries during the administration of estates and trusts.  Our law firm offers experience, compassion, and skill to help fiduciaries properly discharge their responsibilities with the goal of getting through the process of passing assets following a death in a timely and cost-effective manner.  In addition, we offer advice regarding potential claims against an estate and defend against any claims that arise. We will help you […]

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The attorneys at Pankratz & Hodge would be honored to be a part of your adoption journey. Our attorneys are devoted to helping you navigate this joyous time as seamlessly as possible. We will represent and advise you through the legal process from start to finish. Let us help your family grow. Areas of Representation: Infant Adoptions Agency and Private Adoptions DCF Adoptions Step-parent Adoption Grandparent and Relative Adoptions Guardianships

Civil Litigation

Pankratz & Hodge has handled a wide range of civil litigation cases involving such diverse areas as personal injury, business, employment and real estate disputes. Our attorneys are committed to ensuring you get the level of representation you deserve. We are willing to listen to our clients and actively further our clients’ needs. For instance, unlike many attorneys representing plaintiffs in personal injury suits, if our clients have been wronged and deserve compensation, we are willing to take the case to trial and attempt to […]

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