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Estate Planning And Probate Law Lawyers In Elkview West Virginia

Elkview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,182 at the 2000 census. It is named after the Elk River, which flows into the Kanawha River. Interstate 79, the "Jennings Randolph Expressway", provides highway access to Elkview from exit 9. U.S. Route 119 also reaches Elkview. A shopping center was built off I-79 which includes a Country Inn & Suites, Kroger, K-Mart,and several fast food restaurants. This small town is nestled between the larger town of Clendenin, and the municipality of Kanawha County, Charleston.

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 West Virginia


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Federal court opinions concerning estate planning and probate law in West Virginia