Since the early decades of the 19th century, Brown, Hay + Stephens has helped people protect their families’ success by drafting wills and administering estates and family trusts. Our trust and estate planning attorneys work closely with families to understand their immediate needs and long-term objectives. We work alongside financial and tax professionals to develop strategies that protect family assets.

Few decisions in life are as significant as the decisions that involve the protection, planning and transfer of valuable assets that people and families work lifetimes to earn. From complex farm and business ownership to a family home on a quiet street, we help families and individuals meet estate-planning goals.

Our trust and estate planning lawyers are committed to creating a plan that implements your wishes for your assets and supervising the successful execution of those plans. Brown, Hay + Stephens has helped clients in this capacity since 1828. The Estate Planning, Probate + Trust Law practice group offers a broad variety of services, including:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Living wills
  • Business succession planning
  • Tax planning
  • Probate representation
  • Estate and trust administration
  • Charitable gift and charitable trust planning
  • Nonprofit administration
  • Will and trust contests
  • Trust fiduciary litigation
  • Elder law
  • Guardianship matters
  • Special needs planning
  • Special retirement planning


Estate Planning, Probate + Trust Attorneys

Hugh F. Drake

Hugh F. Drake

Partner

Dwight H. O'Keefe

Dwight H. O'Keefe

Senior Counsel

Harvey B. Stephens

Harvey B. Stephens

Senior Counsel

Donald R. Tracy

Donald R. Tracy

Partner

Jeffery M. Wilday

Jeffery M. Wilday

Managing Partner