Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Probate

Southern Maine attorneys who offer comprehensive elder law legal counsel

At Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A, we know that good planning can make all the difference to our clients and their families. But often clients wait too long to take full advantage of their planning opportunities.

Our attorneys offer comprehensive estate planning, probate, and elder law services, designed to take into account each client’s unique goals and circumstances.

Estate Planning

The firm assists clients in all estate planning matters, including the following:

  • Drafting simple and complex wills
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITS)
  • Revocable inter vivos trusts (will alternatives)
  • Living trusts
  • Trust administration
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Special needs trusts
  • Advance healthcare directives
  • Charitable remainders
  • Federal and state estate tax planning
  • Gift tax planning
  • Medicaid planning
  • MaineCare planning
  • Business succession planning
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Limited liability companies
  • Family business planning
  • Family foundations
  • Real property matters
  • Land transfers between generations
  • Asset protection

Elder Law

Elder law presents many planning options and choices. The firm is home to the Southern Maine Elder Law Center, through which we offer comprehensive elder law services. Our attorneys help clients and their families understand their options and make sure their goals and wishes are honored. This includes assisting with all estate planning matters as well as lifetime financial planning, long term care, and nursing home planning.

When a loved one passes on, the attorneys at Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. stand ready to help guide surviving family members through the probate process. This includes administration of large and small estates, guardianships, and conservatorships. Through our network, we ensure that all inventories, accountings, tax forms, and other documentation are completed and filed on a timely basis. We administer trusts, assist with name changes through the probate court, and represent the estate or beneficiaries in probate litigation. 

Contact us to discuss your estate, probate, and elder law needs

Schedule an appointment today to explore your options. Ainsworth, Thelin & Raftice, P.A. can help you develop a flexible and comprehensive plan that allows you and your loved ones to address all future goals. To find out how we can help you, call the head of the Southern Maine Elder Law Center, Robert M. Raftice, Jr., at 207-767-4824, or complete the contact form on the right for a consultation


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