Thrasher Buschmann & Voelkel, P.C. Attorneys at Law
 
     
 
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Our Practice Areas
Real Estate Services
Homeowner Associations
Business Services
Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Administration
Government Representation Services
Civil & Criminal Defense Services
Litigation Services
Lobbying & Government Relations
Asset Protection Planning
Tax Services
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Market Square Center
151 N. Delaware St., Suite 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2505
P: 317.686.4773 | F: 317.686.4777
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Practice Areas
Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Administration Services

Estate Planning
Estate Planning
Our Estate Planning Services entail working with clients to assist them in identifying their goals, then designing and implementing an estate plan to accomplish their objectives using a wide variety of estate planning and charitable structures and techniques. Our clients include young couples who wish to implement a simple will or trust and high net worth clients requiring sophisticated estate planning techniques. Our philosophy emphasizes that every client has a unique set of circumstances and goals; therefore, every estate plan is unique.

Client goals often include one or more of the following:
• Preserving wealth during lifetime to pass to loved ones at death.
• Ensuring that assets pass to loved ones at a time and in a manner that will result in the assets being used wisely.
• Ensuring that children and grandchildren develop a sense of values, ethics, and a desire to be productive members of society.
• Providing a mechanism to manage finances during lifetime should the client become incapacitated.
• Setting forth specific directions concerning how the client should be cared for should the client become unable to make his or her own decisions.
• Providing for the smooth transition in management of a small business.
• Maximizing the amount of assets that will pass to loved ones by minimizing the income, gift and estate taxes and administrative expenses that such as legal fees.

Probate & Trust Administration
Our Probate and Trust Administration Services include assisting clients in administering estates and trusts of loved ones. Our probate services extend to all Indiana counties. We advise and guide clients throughout the entire process, assisting them in fulfilling their fiduciary duties to the beneficiaries, obtaining the necessary court authorizations, preparing state and federal death tax returns, making tax elections, collecting and selling property, making distributions, etc. We recognize that this process can be emotional and stressful to clients and that care must be taken to protect family relationships and complete the process in a timely and efficient manner.

Practical Advice, Personal Attention