Will Estate Planning In Colombia

Preparing a will in Colombia and planning for your family’s future is very important in general, but if you’re married in Colombia (or in a Civil Union or Common Law Marriage), have children or own real property, estate planning is essential. Since every situation is different, you need to know how to protect your assets from excessive taxes, and how to ensure that your family receives the benefit you intend. When it comes to Wills and Estate Planning in Colombia we’re here to help you.

Will Estate Planning In Colombia

Different estate planning options

Depending on your specific circumstances, you may want to prepare one or more of the following documents:

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Power of Attorney for Healthcare, Real Estate or Financial

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Trust, which could be revocable or irrevocable (A Living Trust in Colombia is an  economic way to protect your assets)

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Will and Testament in Colombia

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Foundation and Corporations are forms in which persons may protect assets . Each of these documents will have different tax implications and may only be relevant in certain cases

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Important factors to consider when planning for your future

There is no one-size-fits-all plan for estate planning in Colombia. Before calling COLOMBIA LEGAL & ASSOCIATES to discuss your particular needs, here are some questions to consider:

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What is your marital status?

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Do you own a business, or have an interest in a business? How is it legally held?

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Conversely, are there any family members you do not want to include in your plan?

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Do you have children? How old are they? Are they established in their own rights?

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Are there any charitable organizations you would like to support?

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Will your tax obligations change over time?

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Do you own real estate? Where is it located? How is it legally held?

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Do you have any extended family members or friends you want to receive a benefit from your estate?

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How large is your estate?

We will help you answer these questions so we can prepare the best plan for your specific needs. At COLOMBIA LEGAL & ASSOCIATES we have the expertise to put together the most beneficial estate plan, based upon your desires and expectations. Contact us to today to take the next step toward securing your family’s future.

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