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Beaumont Estate Planning Attorneys

Shelander Law Offices Can Help You Plan for the Future

Are you looking to provide for your family's future? Or are you responsible for resolving the estate of a loved one who's passed away? In either situation, trusted, vigilant counsel is highly recommended. Estate planning laws can be complex and not every citizen is aware of their legal options in either of these sensitive matters.

At Shelander Law Offices, we're well-versed in the concerns, the challenges, and the goals clients have when facing estate planning matters. For clients looking to organize and secure their estate for the future to bereaved clients in need of probate assistance, our knowledgeable and dedicated Beaumont estate planning attorneys are ready to provide thorough counsel that makes swift solutions—and peace of mind—an absolute priority.

Estate Planning Services we offer:

  • Wills
  • Trust
  • Medical Power of Attorney
  • Financial Power of Attorney
  • Special Needs Trust
  • Probate Administration
  • Transfers and Gift Planning
  • Estate Planning (Simple and Complex)

Ready to learn more about your estate planning options? We're ready to speak with you. Call us at (409) 204-0895 today.

How We Can Help

Estate planning clients roughly fall into two categories: those who are looking to establish an estate plan to ultimately provide for their loved ones and those clients who have lost a loved one and have been tasked with resolving the remaining estate. For both types of clients, our firm is ready to navigate these estate planning matters and protect their interests throughout every step of their case.

Our firm is ready to assist you with:

  • Wills and trusts. For clients who want to organize their estate and ensure that their loved ones are provided for in the event of the unexpected, wills and trusts are the best way to legally secure reliable solutions.
  • Probate. Probate is the process of resolving an estate of an individual who has passed away. This considerable responsibility is usually tasked to the will's executor and can come with many pitfalls-- many of which can be avoided or remedied with proper legal counsel.

Have questions? Ready to explore your estate planning options? Get more than 50 years of experience on your side and request a consultation with our team today.

Our Attorneys

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    Tara Shelander


    Tara Shelander offers a lot of energy, diligence, and motivation to serve you, as our client. Tara has a background in business and entrepreneurship. She has experience litigating cases involving business practices, contempt of court, child support, child custodydivorce, and criminal cases.

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    Mel W. Shelander


    Mel W. Shelander has practiced law at the same location for over 35 years, successfully handling thousands of different kinds of cases for clients throughout Texas. As a lawyer, he is intentionally not board-certified in any one area of practice because he does not want to narrow his practice to one specific area. Not only can he help in family law matters, but also personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning, business law, and landlord-tenant matters. As his client, you benefit from this ...
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    Colette Shelander


    Colette Shelander was born and raised in Beaumont. She is a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2014 and she obtained a Master’s Degree of Criminal Justice at Lamar University. She then attended law school in Charleston, South Carolina and returned right back to her hometown after graduation. She has the energy and drive to fight hard to get you what you deserve. She has served as an EMT so she performs well under pressure, and she will show the same compassion for you as she did ...

Benefits of Retaining Shelander Law 

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  • Payment Plans Available
  • Same-Day Appointments When Available
  • Fast Action on Your Matters
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