Estate Planning

I, Inga Hilfiker Ladd, can answer your estate planning questions and address your concerns regarding your unique circumstances.  I actively engage in estate planning and assist clients in preserving assets, probate administration, avoiding probates, conservator/guardianship matters in the Southeast Missouri Bootheel region.   I can assist you, or your loved ones and family members, with these matters regardless of whether they are large or small. I would be happy to review or create your wills, advanced directives and trusts, and explain the same to you so that you can make informed decisions about your future.  I will assist you in planning your future in the most efficient way possible and provide the following estate planning services:

  • Last Will and Testaments
  • Durable Power of Attorneys
  • Specialized Durable Power of Attorneys
  • Advanced Directives for Healthcare
  • Probate Administration
  • Small Estate Affidavits
  • Missouri HealthNet Claims against Estates
  • Trusts 
  • Termination of trusts
  • Guardianship
  • Conservatorship
  • Lifetime gift 
  • Life Estates
  • Beneficiary Deeds
  • Elder law
  • Estate and trust disputes and litigation
  • Estate administration/ Probate
  • Various other estate planning issues

The Hilfiker Law Firm, Inga Hilfiker Ladd, handles Estate and Trust matters for clients throughout the Southeast Missouri Bootheel region including all of Dunklin, Stoddard, Pemiscot, New Madrid, Butler, Scott, Mississippi, Cape Girardeau Counties.