An Empowered Legacy is a legacy that you have thoughtfully and purposely created for your family and those you love. Empowered Legacy Planning is here to help you create your empowered legacy, which will allow you to enjoy your life, your wealth, and your family with the peace of mind that your estate plan is firmly in place, is being actively maintained, and will be successfully settled in the future.
Peace of Mind
We can give you the peace of mind you need by helping you create an estate plan customized for your own unique concerns and situation.
Primary Practice Areas
Estate Planning Attorney
Estate Planning includes wills and trusts, powers of attorney, asset titling and beneficiary coordination, and health care directives. Learn More
Trusts & Probate Administration
Upon incapacity or death, in order to transfer legal management or ownership of assets, the administration of trusts or probate is needed. Learn More
Business Planning Law Firm
In order to have a successful transfer of your business, it is imperative to plan for your incapacity and eventual death. We can help you coordinate your business interests with your estate plan. Learn More
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Kristel K. Patton
Attorney & Counselor At Law
Kristel K. Patton is not your average estate planning attorney. She established Empowered Legacy Planning in 2008 to help families and provide complete estate planning services: including the design, implementation (i.e. funding), maintenance, and settlement of a plan.
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From Our Clients
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