We work intelligently to protect your legacy

At Hemmer DeFrank Wessels, PLLC, our clients with emerging and established wealth rely on our broad experience in the protection, transfer and disposition of business and family assets.  We recognize that no two clients are the same, and provide personalized attention to develop a comprehensive strategy in harmony with each client’s unique business and family priorities and values.  Hemmer DeFrank Wessels, PLLC attorneys offer a full range of asset protection and tax planning techniques for estates and businesses of all sizes, including:

  • Trusts
    • Revocable (“Living”) Trusts
    • Irrevocable Grantor Trusts
    • Irrevocable (“Crummey”) Trusts
    • Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
    • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts QPRTs”)
    • Dynasty Trusts
    • Sales to Grantor Trusts
  • Wills
  • Living Wills & Health Care Surrogate Designations
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Ante nuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Guardianships
  • Organizing and structuring business entities for individuals, families and their businesses
    • Partnerships
    • Limited Liability Companies
    • Corporations
    • C-Corporation to S-Corporation Conversions
  • ESOPs
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Retirement savings and distributions
  • 401(k) Plans, IRAs, ESOPs and other qualified and nonqualified retirement plans
  • Insurance annuities

Development to Implementation – A Full Range of Services.

Hemmer DeFrank Wessels, PLLC attorneys represent clients in courts in Ohio and Kentucky to ensure our clients’ goals and objectives are met in all types of proceedings, including:

  • Estate administration
  • Will contests and litigation
  • Trust administration disputes and litigation
  • Contested estate administrations, including probate litigationEstate and Personal Planning

Contact our Wills, Trust & Estate Law attorney