Compassionate Cincinnati Firm Assists with End-of-Life Planning
Dedicated and sensitive Ohio attorney
Since 1971, the firm of Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. has assisted individuals and businesses in greater Cincinnati and greater Kentucky with end-of-life planning. Always a sensitive issue, planning for the distribution of your assets after you pass is one of the most vital things you can do to protect your family or business.
Patient and caring
It's never easy to think about the end of life, but what can be a difficult subject for some is absolutely necessary. Here at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A., we have the sensitivity necessary to broach the topics that need to be addressed, while putting our clients at ease. We go through each plan, explaining what its purpose is until there is a clear understanding. This enables our clients to make informed decisions. We'll treat you like family, with a level of caring that enables us to get down to the essence of estate-planning issues as painlessly as possible.
We often assist private foundations and function as a full-service estate-planning firm, helping with whatever they need. As part of your estate plan, we can assist you in giving back to the community or donating to charity.
Transitioning your business
We work with business clients on easing the transition when one generation passes and another takes the reins. Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. provides the necessary legal assistance, helps with planning, and can handle family office matters, as well.
Highly qualified and well-reviewed
Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. is the home of attorney Bruce A. Krone. He is OSBA board certified in estate planning and has more than 30 years of trust and probate law experience. He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for his professionalism and ethics, and he maintains a client rating of 5.0 out of 5.0.
Attorney Krone follows in the footsteps of former partners Lawrence E. Eichel (19081981) and Paul W. Krone (19251995).
Dedicated to end-of-life planning
The firm of Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. is focused on end-of-life planning and is ready to assist clients with:
-Trusts and estates
602 Main Street, 302 Gwynne Building
Cincinnati OH 45202
Ohio trusts and estates attorneys helping you plan
Whether you are planning the care or support of loved ones upon your death or you are wrangling with the probate process while mourning the loss of a loved one, the attorneys at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. in Cincinnati can help. We have more than 30 years of experience assisting with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:
-Estate tax issues
-Probate and will disputes
-Wills drafting and execution
You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. When devising an estate plan, we consider how best to protect your children, support your loved ones and contribute to the charitable causes that are special to you.
We thoroughly analyze your estate, and we strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting your personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. We can draft a will that reflects your desires and can establish living trusts if it would serve your individual needs and your estate-planning goals.
We understand that the process of probate follows a time of painful emotional loss. The knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys at Eichel & Krone Co., L.P.A. can ease the stress of probating the estate.
We assist executors in all steps of the complex process of probating a will in Ohio or Kentucky probate court, including:
-Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
-Filing the will with the Ohio or Kentucky probate court
-Closing and opening bank accounts
-Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
-Paying taxes and other debts
-Hiring professionals and experts, when necessary
The stress of a probate dispute can compound the pain of losing a loved one. When disputes arise, our attorneys maintain a composed courtroom demeanor. This helps calm the emotionally charged process of challenging an invalid will or defending a valid will against erroneous claims made by unhappy beneficiaries. If you choose to preserve amiable family relationships, our attorneys can skillfully mediate disputes to reach just, equitable resolutions with your loved ones. When necessary, we assertively defend your beneficiary rights within the Ohio or Kentucky probate court.
Estate Planning, Taxation, Corporate, Real Estate, Business Law, Wills, Trust Law, Probate
Admitted: 1982, Ohio; 1989, Kentucky
Law School: University of Dayton, J.D.
Member: Cincinnati (Member, Estate Planning and Taxation Committees, 1982), Ohio State, Kentucky (Member: Probate and Trust Law Committee; Taxation Committee, 1989) and American (Member, Taxation Law Section) Bar Associations
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
University of Dayton