Practice Areas

Probate & Trust

WHAT IS PROBATE? When a family member passes away, loved ones are usually left with the difficult task of deciding how to go about transferring or inheriting property. Probate is the court-supervised process during which the court will decide the validity of your will, the personal representative or executor will gather your assets and distribute them according to your will (if there is no will, your assets will be distributed according to intestate succession), and your creditors will get paid. This process can be costly and take between 9 months or more. Good estate planning can minimize expense and delay by transferring assets through other means. At Basar Law, we will help you decide the appropriate plan that will pass your assets to your loved ones in a time efficient and economical manner. Some of the ways of transferring property without a will are: Living trusts- A great way of…

Business Law

BUSINESS LAW Starting a new business is an exciting venture. At Basar Law, our goal is to establish long-term relationships with our clients. The process begins with helping our clients decide on the best type of business entity by discussing the risks, tax benefits and liabilities of various business entities (sole proprietorship, subchapter S or C corporation, limited liability company, general partnership, limited liability partnership.) Depending on your specific wishes and goals, we will help you establish the best option that fits your needs. In addition to business formation services, Basar Law also offers various legal services tailored to meet the needs of clients with an established business in areas such as: Business succession planning Drafting and reviewing buy-sell agreements Assisting with commercial real estate matters Drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements Business formations and restructuring Business dissolution If you are a business owner, your estate plan will involve matters…

Estate Planning

WHAT IS ESTATE PLANNING? Estate Planing allows you to determine how your property will be distributed at your death, specify your health care wishes in case you are incapacitated and ensure your loved ones are provided for in your absence. A comprehensive and a well-drafted estate plan can eliminate various legal questions that may come up when someone dies. What real and personal property do you own? Who gets what? How will your financial affairs be settled? Does a guardian need to be appointed for the care of minor children? How much tax will need to be paid in order to transfer ownership of property? Your estate includes everything you own, such as your house, bank accounts, stocks, life insurance policies and all of your personal property. Regardless of your age or the size of your estate, one of the most important reasons to have a plan is to ensure…
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