Trusts & Estate planning

From drafting wills and trusts to establishing powers of attorney and advanced healthcare directives, we cover several aspects of estate planning. We also provide guidance on business succession, protection of primary residences and vacation homes, life insurance matters, and other asset protection matters.


At Rogoway Law, we understand the importance of planning for the future. Our Trusts and Estates practice is dedicated to helping individuals and families protect their interests, plan their legacies, and ensure their loved ones are taken care of.

Reach out to us for a complimentary consultation and discover how our trusts and estate practice can help you.

Secure Your Future: Comprehensive Estate Planning Solutions

Estate planning is the foundation of a secure financial future. We work closely with you to create comprehensive estate plans tailored to your unique needs. Our skilled legal services include:

Wills and Trusts are the cornerstones of a well-structured estate plan. They allow you to dictate how and when your assets will be distributed, who will care for your loved ones, and how your legacy will endure.

At Rogoway Law, we recognize the significance of these documents in safeguarding your wishes, interests and investments. Our talented estate planning attorneys work closely with you to create legally sound wills and trusts that reflect your unique objectives. Whether you seek to protect your family’s or other third party’s financial futures, support charitable causes, or ensure your belongings are passed down appropriately, our firm will guide you through the process. With your and our meticulous attention to detail, together we’ll help you build and maintain your legacy in a way that stands the test of time.

In times of medical uncertainty and more generally, having a clear plan for your healthcare decisions is invaluable. Advanced Healthcare Directives grant you the power to make advanced choices about your medical care for times when you may not be able to express them yourself. They also offer relief and guidance to loved ones in difficult times of need, whether those moments arise unexpectedly or not. 

At Rogoway Law, we understand that these documents are not just legal forms; they represent your voice in critical circumstances. Our experienced attorneys work closely with clients to draft comprehensive Advanced Healthcare Directives that align with their values and preferences. Whether it’s specifying life-sustaining treatments, appointing a trusted healthcare provider or appointing an agent for decision-making, or outlining end-of-life wishes, we ensure that your healthcare and end-of-life matters are respected and upheld. With our guidance and some efficient planning, you can take control of your medical future and find peace of mind knowing that your wishes will be honored.

Power of Attorney documents are essential tools for safeguarding your financial and other interests and ensuring your wishes are respected. At Rogoway Law, we recognize that life is unpredictable, and circumstances may arise where you need a trusted representative to manage your affairs.

Our skilled attorneys can craft tailored Power of Attorney documents that grant a designated agent the authority to act on your behalf, making critical decisions in your best interests, either in a limited scope or more broadly in scope, depending on your desires.

Whether you require assistance with managing assets, business affairs, or legal transactions, we provide comprehensive solutions that reflect your specific needs and preferences. With our assistance, you can face the future with confidence, knowing that your affairs are in capable hands.

A life estate is a legal arrangement that allows individuals to retain the right to live in or use a property during their lifetime while designating what happens to the property after their passing. In Maine, life estates can play a significant role in estate planning, especially when individuals wish to ensure the smooth transfer of real estate to heirs or other beneficiaries.

At Rogoway Law, our estate planning practice can help you understand the intricacies of life estates and assist you in creating a comprehensive estate plan that aligns with your goals. Whether you seek to establish a life estate, manage an existing one, or explore other estate planning options, our dedicated team is here to provide the guidance and legal support you need.

Our skilled trust and estates team can provide comprehensive support to trustees, assisting in the administration, interpretation and management of trusts of all types, from revocable living trusts to irrevocable trusts. We help trustees fulfill and understand their fiduciary duties, which include managing assets, making informed financial decisions, and ensuring that the trust’s terms are faithfully executed.

We offer guidance on matters such as record-keeping, investment strategies, tax compliance, and distribution of assets to beneficiaries. Our aim is to ease the burden on trustees, allowing them to carry out their duties effectively and with confidence. Whether you’re a trustee seeking advice on trust administration or a grantor appointing someone to this vital role, we’re here to support you in ensuring that your trust is managed prudently, transparently, and in compliance with applicable law. Rogoway Law is here to help you uphold the trust’s intent and protect the interests of its beneficiaries.

Our trust and estates team works closely with executors, administrators, and trustees to carry out asset distribution efficiently and in full compliance with the law. We understand that each situation is unique, and we tailor our approach accordingly. Whether you seek to provide gifts or other distributions for loved ones, support charitable causes, or minimize tax liabilities, we work with you to design a distribution strategy that aligns with your goals.

From identifying and valuing assets to navigating potential tax implications and facilitating the transfer of wealth, we guide you through various steps of the distribution process. We prioritize open communication, transparency, and meticulous record-keeping, ensuring that your intentions are honored and your legacy is preserved. When it comes to asset distribution, reach out to Rogoway Law to handle this crucial phase with care and professionalism, safeguarding your vision for the future.

Compassionate Guidance and Personalized Service

Planning for your future and protecting your loved ones or other third party beneficiaries is a crucial endeavor. Don’t leave it to chance. We understand that each client’s situation is unique. We take the time to listen to your concerns and craft solutions tailored to your needs and including in consideration of your budget and timeline.

With our guidance, you can secure your legacy, preserve your hard-earned assets, and provide for loved ones, all while gaining peace of mind knowing your affairs are in order. Contact Rogoway Law today for a confidential free consultation, and let our Trusts and Estates practice provide you with the peace of mind that comes from thorough and effective estate planning.

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