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Estate Planning for Farmers in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids

Farming is more than a profession or a career. It is a way of life — rooted in work ethic and respect for the land — that is passed on through the generations. When the time comes to consider the future, farmers and their families face many unique estate planning challenges. With so much at stake, it is critical to have experienced legal counsel from attorneys who appreciate these challenges and know what it takes to achieve results.

At Willis Law, we focus our attention on providing farmers and their families detailed estate planning and succession planning services. Our Kalamazoo estate planning attorneys take the time to fully assess and understand the unique needs of farmers and compose a comprehensive asset protection strategy.

Succession Planning for Farmers

Farming, at its core, is a business. One key to running a successful business is establishing a strong succession plan for when it becomes necessary to transfer control. Doing so is the best way to preserve the value of a farm and protect the land. At Willis Law, we work hard to ensure farmers and their families — those who have put their blood, sweat and tears into their farm's success — may continue to prosper well into the future. Please arrange a consultation today to discuss your business and your goals with an experienced farm succession planning lawyer today. We are ready to answer any initial questions you might have and are prepared to address all of the potential challenges you might face.

Farm Estate Planning

Our knowledgeable lawyers are ready to assist you with all of your farm-related estate planning needs, including:

  • Tax planning
  • Asset valuation
  • Real estate transfers
  • Zoning issues
  • Business valuation
  • Protection of business assets

Whether you farm traditional staple crops, such as corn and soybeans, or you have built a distillery or winery that runs on your grape or apple crops, we have the estate planning expertise necessary to protect your interests.

Farming Is a Business

It is not enough to simply make sure your house and outbuildings are accounted for and that you have a distribution plan for your land. You need to have a plan in place to protect the significant capital investments you have made in your equipment. Our attorneys have extensive experience with family estate planning as well as business estate planning.

Willis Law — Estate Planning for Farmers

Our firm is dedicated to a Christian model of service with a mission to protect farmers as they make the best decisions for their family and future. Contact us online or call (888) 461-7744 today for a free initial consultation. We have locations in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Paw Paw.

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    We are considerate to exemplify good work ethics. Our lawyers strive to actively participate and engage in your feelings or ideas.


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