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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Long Term Care Planning

Deciding to move a family member or loved one into a nursing home is one of the most difficult decisions you can make. The legal and financial issues surrounding Medicaid and care planning can be particularly complex and navigating the rules and regulations can be overwhelming.  At Pankratz & Hodge, P.A., our legal team will work with you and your family at any stage of the long term care planning process. Whether you need help protecting your family farm when applying for Medicaid, or simply […]

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Criminal & Traffic Defense

The attorneys at Pankratz & Hodge have extensive experience representing clients in criminal and traffic matters in both state and municipal courts. Our attorneys will fight for our clients to secure the best results possible. Our attorneys defend individuals against a wide array of charges, including but not limited to: Areas of Representation Drug charges DUI Driving while suspended Theft Assault Battery Criminal threat Traffic offenses Burglary Expungements