Estate Planning

How to Prepare Your Legacy Wealth Plan with Montana Real Estate

You spend an entire life working hard and building an admirable estate. You may have managed your finances into a comfortable nest-egg, or invested well in the stock market. You may have an admirable collection of properties, vehicles, or small businesses. This is the kind of estate worth planning for, because it took so much …

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The Tax- and Estate-Planning Implications of Your Legacy Wealth

When your financial success makes it possible, you begin to think of how the wealth you have earned can support your goals in retirement and confer benefits on your family, others you care about, and causes that you cherish. Everyone is unique in his or her specific assets, goals and values, and hopes and plans. …

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Planning Your Estate: What Assets are Subject to Probate?

If you are planning your estate, it is important to understand the probate process as well as what assets are subject to probate.  The attorneys at Tanko Law are well versed in the estate laws of Montana and can help you organize your estate in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible.  Contact us today for assistance and …

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How Does Probate Court Work?

Probate is the court-supervised process of collecting a decedent’s property and assets and distributing them to their beneficiaries. Unless there are family members fighting over the assets, there’s very little actual court time involved. Probate is mostly paperwork. If probate does move to court, however, the process is a little bit different. Find out how …

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