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Secure Your Assets and Provide For Your Family

It's never too early to start planning your estate. In fact, the sooner you take the pains to legally declare your posthumous wishes, the better positioned you and your family will be moving forward. Even if your death is likely decades away, why take any chances? Estate planning involves more than just the settlement of an inheritance. For young families, an estate plan will also answer crucial questions regarding the guardianship of minor children. Parents who die without a last will and testament ultimately leave the fate of their children up to the court system.


Contact Us at (504) 217-2006 to speak with an AV® PREEMINENT™ Martindale-Hubbell® estate planning lawyer!


Trusted in Estate Planning Since 1989

At Chehardy Sherman Williams, we've been helping people navigate the estate planning process for three decades. Since first opening for business in 1989, we have grown into one of the leading law firms in the Greater New Orleans area. At the heart of our success is an unwavering commitment to personal client care. We know how daunting even the simplest legal proceedings can seem to those unfamiliar with planning an estate. As such, we go out of our way to provide counsel that is straightforward, candid, and easily understood!

Our New Orleans estate planning attorneys would love to talk to you about:

  • Asset management
  • Donations
  • Elder law
  • Estate planning
  • Estate administration
  • Estate & Trust litigation
  • Retirement planning
  • Taxation
  • Trusts
  • Wills & succession

Plan for Your Future Today. Call (504) 217-2006.

If it is worry over the cost of estate planning that is staying your hand, be rest assured that the initial consultation is confidential, and we offer a variety of cost-effective payment options. Also, remember that the money your estate will save down the road more than makes up for the relatively insignificant short-term costs. Perhaps the better question to ask yourself is if you can afford not to invest in estate planning services?

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