Estate Planning

Trust the details of your unique estate planning needs to the experts at Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C.

Secure the future for you and your family through estate planning.

Since 1944, Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. has helped clients throughout Utah develop estate plans to fit a variety of circumstances. No two families are the same, and estate plans should be flexible enough to change as your family changes.

Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. is a widely respected law firm whose attorneys have extensive knowledge in all aspects of estate planning. We listen carefully to you, analyze your needs, and recommend a course of action. We take the time and have the experience to help you. Call us today at 801-262-6800 or submit the contact form at the bottom of this page to schedule a free consultation.

More About Our Estate Planning Services

Comprehensive Estate Planning Services

Our experienced estate planning attorneys guide you through the process, step by step. Whether you need a will, trust, power of attorney, living will, or guardianship, we can help. We handle all issues related to estate planning, from simple wills, powers of attorney and living wills, to managing the administration of a complex trust or litigating probate issues. Our attorneys assist clients with all sizes and types of assets. Some of our services include:

  • Administering trusts and estates
  • Advising personal representatives or executors in estate administration matters
  • Establishing guardianships and conservatorships for children and adults
  • HIPAA authorizations
  • Powers of attorney of all types
  • Selling assets to carry out the wishes of the testator
  • Trusts, including living trusts and generation-skipping trusts
  • Wills:
    • Living wills
    • Probating wills
    • Simple wills
    • Will contest litigation

Aggressive Estate Litigation Services

Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. is ready to litigate if an estate matter goes to court. Whether there is a will contest or trust administration dispute, our probate litigation attorneys protect your interests and uphold the wishes of the deceased.

We use our litigation and negotiation skills to help resolve disputes related to settling an estate. The estate litigation issues we handle include:

  • Creditor claims
  • Failure to pay beneficiaries
  • Lack of mental capacity
  • Legal advice for trustees and personal representatives
  • Payment to wrong beneficiaries
  • Trustee or personal representative’s failure to determine value of assets before sale
  • Trustee or personal representative’s failure to provide proper accounting and reporting
  • Undue influence

Reliable Estate Administration

Our estate administration attorneys provide assistance to personal representatives of estates in probate. We provide the legal advice that personal representatives need to ensure compliance with the laws of probate and estate distribution in Utah. Being the personal representative of an estate is a big responsibility, but you don’t have to do it alone. We guide you smoothly through each stage of the process, from notifying potential claimants to closing the estate.

Schedule a consultation today

Salt Lake City Office

45 E. Vine St.
Murray, UT 84107

Hours: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Evening and weekend appointments available

Online Contact Form

Copyright Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. 2018