Alaska

An estate planning attorney in the state of Alaska is a type of lawyer who understands how to advise clients on getting their affairs in order to prepare for the possibility of mental disability and eventual death. They have years of mentoring, continuing legal education, and experience.

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Why Do You Need an Alaska Estate Planning Attorney?

Several legal issues must be considered when a person is or may become incapacitated:

  • Options for paying for long-term care
  • Arranging for payment of long-term health care: private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California), Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Management of financial affairs during lifetime, ability to pay bills for another
  • Preserving family assets—ensuring spouse or disabled family members are protected 
  • Wills, revocable living trusts, joint tenancy accounts, payable on death accounts, transfers with a retained life estate
  • Management of personal care and medical decisions
  • Housing options—staying at home, can it be done physically and financially. Out-of-home placement choices, e.g. assisted living or nursing home
  • Distribution of assets upon death

Alaska is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; its most extreme western part is Attu Island; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait. To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas–the southern parts of the Arctic Ocean. The Pacific Ocean lies to the south and southwest. Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area, the 3rd least populous and the least densely populated of the 50 United States. Approximately half of Alaska’s residents (the total estimated at 738,432 by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2015) live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska’s economy is dominated by the fishing, natural gas, and oil industries, resources which it has in abundance. Military bases and tourism are also a significant part of the economy.

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Alaska, with a land area one-fifth the size of the conterminous United States, ranked 47th in population in 2005 with an estimated total of 663,661, an increase of 5.9 since 2000. Between 1990 and 2000, Alaska’s population grew from 550,043 to 626,932, or 14. The state is projected to have a population of 732,544 by 2015 and 820,881 by 2025. Regions of settlement and development constitute less than 1 of Alaska’s total land area. The population density was 1.2 persons per sq mi in 2004, making Alaska the nation’s most sparsely settled state.

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The United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867, for 7.2 million U.S. dollars at approximately two cents per acre ($4.74/km2). The area went through several administrative changes before becoming organized as a territory on May 11, 1912. It was admitted as the 49th state of the U.S. on January 3, 1959

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The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; its most extreme western part is Attu Island; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait. To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas–the southern parts of the Arctic Ocean. The Pacific Ocean lies to the south and southwest. Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area, the 3rd least populous and the least densely populated of the 50 United States. Approximately half of Alaska’s residents (the total estimated at 738,432 by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2015 live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska’s economy is dominated by the fishing, natural gas, and oil industries, resources which it has in abundance. Military bases and tourism are also a significant part of the economy.

The name “Alaska” was introduced in the Russian colonial period when it was used to refer to the peninsula. It was derived from an Aleut, or Unangam idiom, which figuratively refers to the mainland of Alaska. Literally, it means object to which the action of the sea is directed.  To learn more about Alaska click here

Cities in Alaska with Estate Planning Attorneys

Estate Planning Attorneys Near Me in Anchorage, AK

Local Estate Planning Attorneys in Alaska

Foley & Pearson, P.C.
Estate planning attorney · Anchorage
+1 907-522-2272

Anchorage Estate Planning and Probate Services, LLC
Estate planning attorney · Anchorage
+1 907-223-1148

Alaska Wills and Trusts, LLC
Estate planning attorney
+1 907-334-0902

Manley & Brautigam, P.C.
Estate planning attorney · Anchorage
+1 907-334-5600

Davis & Mathis PC
Estate planning attorney · Anchorage
+1 907-561-4420

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