Estate Planning For helping you preserve what you have worked so hard to build over the years, and to help you plan for the eventual distribution of your assets to heirs. Proper estate planning can help you: Obtain financial security for your family. Pass your estate on to your heirs according to your wishes. Reduce or eliminate taxes, administrative expenses, and delays in connection with transfer of your estate. Provide liquidity to cover taxes, debts, and expenses you may owe. Provide the peace of mind that comes with knowing steps have been taken to protect the people who depend on you, as well as everything you’ve worked a lifetime to build.