Your Los Angeles Estate Planning Lawyer
Changing the Way America Feels About Attorneys
At Law Offices of Gerald L. Kane, located in Encino, California, you will find experienced, client-focused lawyers who are devoted to assisting people throughout Southern California with their estate and business planning legal needs. During our more than 15 years of successful operation, our knowledgeable, individualized, and efficient estate planning lawyers have assisted thousands of Los Angeles families and businesses in dealing with the variety of problems that can occur to one's assets upon incapacity or death, and in dealing with legal issues that arise in everyday business dealings.
Our law firm is attentive to each client's legal needs, now and into the future. Our commitment to regular communication with clients facilitates our ability to ensure business and estate plans are up-to-date, and to assess additional concerns as individuals, families, and businesses change or grow. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.
Full-Service Elder Law Attorney, Serving the San Fernando Valley and Surrounding Communities Since 1992
Our full-service estate and life planning practice can provide for virtually all of your estate planning needs, whether they relate to business and business succession planning or personal and family estate planning. Our firm’s goal is to see that our Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley clients assure that their assets are transferred to their chosen loved ones and avoid probate with the minimum adverse estate, gift, property, and income tax consequences.
Gerry Kane is an experienced elder law and estate-planning attorney at the Law Offices of Gerald L. Kane. He has been helping families for the past 17 years in Encino, located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, to solve problems that occur throughout their lifetime.
His focus is working with nice people who love somebody who is worried about losing their home or lifetime savings to the high costs of long-term care and the desires to protect their children's inheritance. Through this planning process we ensure you will get the best possible care in the least restrictive environment without going broke.
In addition, he is an expert in proper estate planning. He takes a comprehensive approach that may involve the use of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and special needs trusts to ensure that a holistic, comprehensive approach is taken.
Estate Planning : We offer comprehensive estate planning and elder law services in order to help you plan for your family's future:
- Kids protection planning
- Special needs planning
- Elder law and Medicaid/Medi-Cal planning
- Asset protection planning
- Advanced estate planning
For those individuals who find themselves involved in the probate process, we will put your mind at ease by using our 15-plus years of experience to navigate the court system as quickly, effectively, and efficiently as possible. If disputes arise, we can represent your interests in probate litigation.
With our experience handling trust administration, we also offer skilled legal counsel that focuses on ensuring all legal aspects are handled efficiently so that assets can be transferred to loved ones as intended when the trust was created.
Veterans benefits : The lawyers at Law Offices of Gerald L. Kane are dedicated to assisting U.S. Veterans in obtaining non-service related special pension benefits often referred to as "aid and attendance" benefits. These special pensions can provide up to $2,019 a month in tax free benefits to a Veteran and to a surviving spouse. There is no requirement that the injury occur while serving in active duty.
We also represent the surviving spouses of veterans who need medical assistance through special pension programs.
Business Law : Our law firm also provides experienced advice and ongoing legal counsel to business clients throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley:
- Business formation
- Business succession planning
- Business liability protection
- Outsourced in-house counsel
Personal, Quality Representation You Can Count On
We provide our customers with high-quality, personalized service in a cost-effective manner. Whether you are an individual in need of a family wealth planning session, you are looking to start a business and need a business foundational consultation, or have an established business and would like a LIFT review, we offer a complimentary, no-obligation initial consultation, normally valued between $750 and $1,200. This initial consultation is a true value for individuals, families, and businesses in that it allows us to thoroughly understand the scope of a prospective client's legal needs and provide truly informative advice without the expense of our regular hourly rate or the obligation to retain our services.
Our confidential and complimentary initial consultations enable us to know you as people, identify your goals, evaluate your options, and determine an appropriate course of action to meet your needs. This is an opportunity to answer your personal questions with no-obligation.
The attorneys at our firm regularly communicate with our clients, and review plans on a regular basis. We will ensure that your needs are met. Over the years, your family’s needs change. We strive to keep in regular contact with our clients so their estate plans reflect the changes in their lives, and that their estate or business succession plans will work when they need to work. While many lawyers will simply draw up the documents and have clients sign them, our goal is to ensure that you understand the documents we have created. We personally take the time necessary with each client to achieve this goal.
Contact Our Encino, California, Veterans Benefits Law Firm
Law Offices of Gerald L. Kane have been serving the business and personal estate planning needs of the people of Los Angeles County and the San Fernando Valley for more than 15 years. Let us put our experience and client commitment to work on your family's future plans.
Our San Fernando Valley elder law attorney is available throughout the week by phone and e-mail. Weeknight and Saturday appointments are available as well. We look forward to meeting and working with you. Call 818-905-6088.