We are fearless for
our clients

We aren’t scared of the Big Firms and Insurance Companies.


We are relentless in
the courtroom

We Win Hard Cases & Are Relentless In Pursuing the Hard Issues.


We are successful
and talented

We Go After Full Compensation For Our Clients.


We are approachable
and friendly

We care about our clients and their families and put them first.

St. Joseph Estate Planning Attorneys


Expert Estate Planning Attorneys

At Taylor Siemens Elliott Creedy & Lyle P.C., we have considerable experience drafting estate plans to help our clients achieve their goals for their estates.  We use our years of experience in collaboration with effective business planning tools to make sure you and your family achieve their goals, maximize the value of your estate, reduce taxes, and ensure that your wishes are achieved.  In assisting you through the estate planning process, we will help you achieve your goals which may include:

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  • Provide future assets and stability for your loved ones;
  • Determine guardians for your children;
  • Protect your children’s inheritance;
  • Maintain control over your assets and resources;
  • Protect assets from creditors;
  • Minimize or avoid estate taxes;
  • Plan for the succession of your business or company;
  • Maximize insurance benefits;
  • Provide for you in the event of a disability or incapacity;
  • Achieve philanthropic and charitable goals.

Experience On Your Side

Whether you are just starting out, planning for retirement, or already retired, it is necessary to look ahead to when your estate will change hands.  It is important to be as thorough and detailed as possible in this planning so that you are confident that your wishes will be fulfilled.  There may be many different ways to reach your goals, and obtaining the services of a qualified and experienced attorney can help guide you through this process.

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There are a number of tools and legal instruments used in most estate plans.  Choosing the correct instruments for you depends on your circumstances and goals.  Some of the types of legal instruments we have experience drafting for clients include trusts, wills, beneficiary deeds, powers of attorney and living wills, to name a few.  For a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding estate planning please see our Estate Planning FAQ.  We can also help with sophisticated estate planning techniques designed to minimize estate taxes.  These sometimes include sophisticated gift planning, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, life insurance planning, and more sophisticated trust vehicles.

While each estate plan is different and unique, our knowledge and experience allow us to quickly and accurately help you find the right plan for you and your family and guide you through the process of meeting your estate planning goals.  At Taylor Siemens Elliott Creedy & Lyle P.C., we have considerable experience with estate planning.  Call us to help you with yours today.

Reviews & Testimonials

There is nothing more important to us than our clients’ happiness and well-being. Our success is only measured by their success. That is why we work hard to put them first. Here’s what some of our clients have to say about our services:

"They listen and work with you..."

5 Stars +!! Taylor Siemens Elliott Creedy & Lyle P.C. represents it's clients in the way the client wishes to be represented. They listen and work with you to determine the best business and legal course of action.

S. Schanze | Google
"Integrity and Honest are just a couple of words I would use to describe him..."

We have worked with Ken Siemens for many years. Integrity and Honest are just a couple of words I would use to describe him and his law practice.

A.M. Kerns | Google
"...a group with fairness and my best interests at heart."

People may tend to stereotype lawyers, but it would be an error to do so with this firm. Everything I've seen and felt thus far points to a group with fairness and my best interests at heart.

K. Lemon | Google
"...integrity, honesty, professionalism and knowledge..."

We have had Ken Siemens and MTSE represent us for several years since our company's inception. Their integrity, honesty, professionalism and knowledge of the law is of the highest caliber.

C. Laderoute | Google
"...easy to talk to and answered all my questions."

I was referred to Joe Elliott by a relative and everything went great. Joe was easy to talk to and answered all my questions. He was professional and very knowledgeable.

Jerry | Google
"One of the most thorough and professional firms..."

One of the most thorough and professional firms I have utilized. They have represented our company in many areas of law and have always exhibited extreme competence and care for the client.

K. Rhoden | Google
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