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Estate Planning And Probate Law Lawyers In Kilauea Hawaii

Kīlauea (literally, "much spreading" in Hawaiian) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauaʻi County, Hawaiʻi, United States. The population was 2,092 at the 2000 census. Kilauea is a small town on the northern shore of Kauai, one of the eight islands that make up the state of Hawaii. According to the Hawaii State Info website, 2,092 people reside in Kilauea, which is 1.5 square miles. It is nicknamed the “Guava Capital of the World” because it has the largest guava plantation in the world. In a source of some confusion, Kilauea, the Kauai town, shares its name with Kilauea, the volcano located on the Big Island of Hawaii, more than 500 km away at the extreme opposite end of the island chain. Kilauea, the volcano, is active today, but there has not been any volcanic activity anywhere on Kauai in millions of years.

What is estate planning and probate law?

Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an estate. Estate planning typically attempts to eliminate uncertainties over the administration of a probate and maximize the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses. Estate planning attorneys advise clients on their options for disposition of real and personal property after death, and create any number of necessary documents pertaining to the estate and finances of the client -- including wills and trusts. Estate planning law attorneys also assist clients in setting out their end-of-life health care wishes through living wills and health care powers of attorney.

Answers to estate planning and probate law issues in Hawaii


The law dealing with estates governs the passing of the...


In the administration of any estate of a person who has...


When a person dies, someone must step in to wind up the...


An executor is the person you name in your will to handle...


A trust is an arrangement under which one person, called the...


The federal government imposes estate taxes only if your...

Every adult should have a will. A will makes sure that your property goes where you want it to go, and makes the...

Federal court opinions concerning estate planning and probate law in Hawaii