Estate Planning Lawyers | Belfast Office | Serving Orono, ME
48 Marshall Wharf, Suite 4, Belfast, ME 04915
Estate Planning Lawyers | Bangor Office | Serving Orono, ME
80 Exchange Street, PO Box 1210, Bangor, ME 04402-1210
Estate Planning Lawyers | Orono Office
68 Main St, PO Box 220, Orono, ME 04473
Estate Planning Lawyers | Newport Office | Serving Orono, ME
159 Main Street, PO Box 476, Newport, ME 04953
Estate Planning Lawyers | Levant Office | Serving Orono, ME
PO Box 268, Levant, ME 04456
Lead Counsel independently verifies Estate Planning attorneys in Orono and checks their standing with Maine bar associations.Our Verification Process and Criteria
Hiring an Orono Estate Planning Attorney is the best way to know you’ve adequately prepared for you and your family’s future. Additionally, depending on what you wish to achieve, an estate plan can help support family members, charities, and other worthy causes.
All individuals, regardless of their financial position, will benefit from talking with an Estate Planning Lawyer. However, speaking with a lawyer can be very useful when a person suddenly comes into a lot of money, such as from inheritance or a business sale.
A proper estate plan typically utilizes both a trust and a will. These two powerful tools allow you to make sure not only that your financial goals are addressed, but that you have peace of mind knowing those you love will be taken care of properly when you’re no longer able or willing to do so.
Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances – such as being charged with a crime – where you should always seek experienced legal help.
An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic “road map” on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you’ve laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.
For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney’s track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.
Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.