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Topeka Estate And Trust Administration Lawyers

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From the end of one generation to the birth of the next, Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A. helps families create estate plans that preserve family legacies and provide stability for generations to come.

Based in Topeka, CDN has been helping clients for more than 60 years throughout Kansas create estate plans that protect their families.

Developing Smart Estate Plans to Protect Family Legacies

From grandparent to new parent, a well-executed estate plan will help ensure your family is cared for after you are gone.

Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A. represents clients in all stages of life. Clients with minor children at home benefit from estate plans that name guardians and create trusts to provide care and manage finances until children are mature enough to care for themselves in a responsible manner.

CDN's clear and concise estate plans preserve family legacies and help clients transfer heirlooms to the appropriate family member. Living wills and powers of attorney help clients communicate their health care decisions to physicians and family members to ensure clients' end-of-life wishes are respected.

Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A. also establishes trusts on behalf of their clients to care for minor children, protect irresponsible family members from themselves and possible creditors, and provide education funds to grandchildren.

CDN has concentrated experience in tax law. Based on the clients' financial position and property transfer goals, CDN's lawyers take advantage of a broad range of complex estate tax savings tools – including lifetime transfers – to avoid estate taxes, preserve family legacies and transfer wealth across generations in the most tax-efficient manner possible.

Northeast Kansas Probate Attorneys Administering Trusts and Estates for More Than 60 Years

Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A. represents estates, executors and trustees throughout the probate administration process. If clients' estates lack adequate representation, CDN's attorneys will assist in locating an appropriate executor or trustee to ensure the clients' final wishes are carried out.

Trustees and executors have great responsibility. Duties and requirements are laid out in Kansas Uniform Trust Code. CDN guides clients through the probate and trust administration process to ensure clients are in compliance with state law.

Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A. also ensures estates are in compliance with federal and state tax laws. The attorneys at CDN have concentrated experience in tax law and work with clients to prepare estate tax returns and make the necessary arrangements for payment of estate tax.

Contact the Topeka estate and trust administration attorneys of Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A. at 785-234-3461.

Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A.

534 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 925
​Topeka, KS 66603
Phone:  785-234-3461
Fax: 785-234-3363