131 East High Street

Jefferson City, MO

6982421a Estate Planning
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Protect your family and your property

The law is designed to help you protect your rights. Unfortunately, understanding how the law works can be difficult. With Turnbull & Stark, PC, you’ll get strong advocates with 40 years of combined legal experience. Our estate planning and special needs planning services will help you create a legal plan that will protect you, your loved ones, and your property. Non-probate transfers, life insurance and retirement plan beneficiaries, joint tenancies, various trusts, and life estates are just some of our areas of focus.

When it comes to estate planning, you’re faced with a number of confusing options. The team at Turnbull & Stark, PC will educate you, and help you make the right choices for your situation. Then, we’ll map out a plan to meet those needs. Some factors we’ll consider include:


• Forms of property ownership and your intentions regarding its


• Health or special needs issues you and your family face

• Distributions of IRAs

• Children of a prior marriage

• Creating incentive or disincentives for beneficiary behavior


We’ll provide you the advice and guidance you need to create the necessary legal documents of beneficiary and life estate deeds, wills, living and other trusts for distribution, transfer-on-death designations for property, and joint-tenancy deeds.

Estate planning

If planning involves a spouse or a child with a disability, there are a number of factors to consider.  Let us help you with the preparation of a special needs trust or identify and apply for any private or public benefits, such as housing, social security, Missouri Health Care, veterans’ benefits, and Medicare.

Special needs planning

The attorneys  at Turnbull & Stark, PC, are advocates for the rights of people with disabilities.

Call us today for estate planning and special needs planning, and get the services of lawyers with experience and expertise in Elder Law.



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