Packages and Pricing

A Simple Will, Durable Power of Attorney, and Health care directive

– Individual $600 – Couples $800

A popular option because it’s fast, easy and inexpensive. After your passing, A Will distributes your estate according to your wishes through a filing of a Probate. A Will also appoints a personal representative to handle your estate, reducing the likelihood of a dispute. Additionally, a Will can appoint a Guardian for your minor children. This package includes the most important pillars of a basic estate plan:

  • A Simple Will
  • Two Durable Power of Attorneys (Healthcare and Financial)
  • Health Care Directive
  • Community Property Agreement

Revocable Living Trust

– Individual $1500 – Couples $2000

A Revocable Living Trust allows your beneficiaries to receive your estate without the need of filing probate. This is appealing to many because it avoids the hassle and expense of filing a Petition for Probate and going to court. A Revocable Living Trust also keeps your estate private and out of public record. This is a popular option because administering a Revocable Living Trust is much faster and easier for everyone then going through a Probate proceeding. This option is less expensive then the Probate process. It handles your estate privately and without court interference. This package includes:

  • A Revocable Living Trust
  • Certification of Trust
  • A Pour Over Will
  • A Durable Power of Attorney (Healthcare and Financial)
  • Asset Transfer Documents
  • Health Care Directive
  • General Assignment of Interest
  • Community Property Agreement
  • Real Estate Documents
  • Bill of Transfer and Notice of Assignment

Irrevocable Living Trust – Price Varies, Lets talk

An Irrevocable Trust is a trust created by the Grantor (person funding the Trust – also known as a Trustor) making it impossible to “revoke” the trust and bring the assets back into his or her name. This permanent status differs from a Revocable Trust, designed specifically for being withdrawn at any time. Once the Grantor gives an asset to the Irrevocable Trust, the asset belongs to the trust. An Irrevocable Trust is a good option for those in need of more advanced Asset Protection and Estate Planning. If properly drafted a person can give assets to an Irrevocable Trust and his future creditors cannot take that asset. The Grantor no longer owns the asset; the Trust owns the asset.

Burial Trust – $350

A Funeral Trust or Burial Trust is an arrangement entered into with a provider of funeral or burial services. Prepaying funeral expenses may allow you to “lock in” costs for future funeral or burial services at an agreed-upon price.

Small Estate Affidavit – $350

If the value of the decedent’s (person who passed away) entire estate subject to probate, not including the surviving spouse’s community property interest in any assets which are subject to probate in the decedent’s estate, wherever located, less liens and encumbrances, does not exceed $100,000 a Small Estate Affidavit may be available as a quick and straightforward way to claim their estate – typically a bank account. A Small Estate Affidavit is not available if the decedent has any real property or an estate that exceeds $100,000.

Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) – $350

A Power of Attorney is one of the crucial Estate Planning documents. It helps make sure you have a reliable team ready to step in if you are ever unable to care for yourself.

Health Care Directive – $350

A Healthcare Directive, also known as a Washington Advance Directive, is a document which is drafted while you’re well that protects your rights to refuse or request future medical treatments. A Health Care Directive is important in the event your health declines and you lose the ability to make decisions yourself. It directs end-of-life decisions when you cannot give directions yourself.

Experienced, With Reasonable Prices, We Make Estate Planning Easier

If you have any questions about Estate Planning, please contact us to schedule a free consultation. At Vancouver Wills and Trusts we focus on estate law. With years of experience we will explain complex estate planning techniques clearly and concisely. We make it easy for you to understand estate planning so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your famil