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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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

Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries

The firm represents primarily those injured in vehicle accidents. Especially in an automobile accident case, it is crucial that you contact an attorney as soon as possible.  The other side’s insurance will already have investigators on the scene interviewing witnesses to gather their stories of the events.  Further, debris and skid marks from the accident may disappear quickly. Thus, it is best to contact an attorney immediately to ensure adequate representation of your interests.  Semi-trailer truck accidents present a special array of complex laws and […]

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