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Northwest Arkansas Estate Planning Attorney & Law Firm

Protect What Matters Most With an Effective Estate Plan

* Avoid probate

* Stay in control of decisions and finances

* Save on taxes

* Safeguard family & money

for peace of mind


Facing Uncertainty

In a world full of uncertainties, not having an estate plan can leave your family in a maze of legal complexities, especially in cases of incapacity or death. Without your directives, decisions about your health, assets, and estate may fall into the hands of the court through probate or guardianship, a process that can be lengthy, costly, and emotionally taxing for your loved ones.

With DeWitt Law Firm, you are not only protecting your assets from probate but also ensuring your wishes are respected in times of incapacity. An estate plan crafted with us means clarity and direction for your family during challenging times, safeguarding your legacy and providing peace of mind that your affairs are in order, come what may.
Peace and Family Harmony

Peace and Family Harmony

Ensure peace of mind by clearly documenting your wishes, minimizing family disputes, and maintaining harmony among your loved ones after your passing.

Safeguard What You Have

Safeguard What You Have

Minimize taxes and avoid probate costs and time, ensuring a larger portion of your assets directly benefits your family, thus preserving your financial legacy.

Stay in Control

Stay in Control

Maintain your control over asset distribution, legal decisions, financial matter, and health care decisions, even in unforeseen circumstances, ensuring your wishes are respected and your family is well-prepared for any eventuality.

We Get It…Estate Planning Seems Hard and Intimidating so We’re Here to Help

Estate planning can feel intimidating and paperwork too easy to put off. That’s why we’ve developed a painless estate planning process that will give you the peace of mind you deserve today, while leaving things tidy for your family down the road.

Get Everything in Order for Your Loved Ones

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Gary DeWitt Attorney At Law

 Your Guide to Success

I know first hand how hard it is to lose somebody and the headaches that follow. I know the importance of having a plan in place.

My father passed away of a sudden heart attack in 2010. Because of this, mom and I had to take the family ranch through probate – for the third time since 1975.  This was an extremely long and stressful process and it is the last thing that anyone wants to go through while they are mourning.

I decided then and there a better way must exist. And it does. That better way is an effective estate plan.

I’ve helped 1000’s of families avoid probate and other legal messes.

Tanaya Lucke
November 8, 2023.
I am so thankful I found this firm. They went above and beyond to help in my very stressful situation. They took the stress of the legal work away and I could breath. I wish I could give 10 starts. Highly recommend!
DeDe Cottingham
October 28, 2023.
The folks at DeWitt Law Firm are great. I would highly recommend them for your estate planning needs. They are friendly, thorough, and explain the entire process on a level you can understand. They provided excellent counsel for our next steps.
ivo kool
October 4, 2023.
Really Helpful and Skilled in setting up trust. Great to work with
Patty Marchbanks
September 9, 2023.
Gary and his wife were so friendly and knowledgeable with helping us with our Estate . They answered all our questions and gave us directions in things we hadn’t thought about. If you are thinking about getting your State planning done my husband and I highly recommend them !
Janet Brown
September 4, 2023.
Had a very good experience with Gary and Winnie. They were very speedy and detailed in getting several documents in order for me. I would highly recommend this law firm.
Mary Orr
August 16, 2023.
DeWitt Law Firm helped me with my Estate Planning. They were so easy to talk to and very informative of my needs. I highly recommend them for anyone looking for help planning their Estate or preparing a will.
Michael Knight
August 16, 2023.
In this fast lane era, where time is money, I worry that folks don't appreciate down to Earth direct talk. Only a few professionals will give you some honest minutes of genuine help. I know that answering machines, short attention spans, lack of interest, indifference, and failure to listen are today's reality. But today I got a friendly, attentive receptionist, who answered the phone, and sounded like my neighbor across the street. A few hours later after lunchtime, Mr Dewitt texted me directly with an enlightening conversation that made my day. He reminded me of my family Doctor. He gave me a referral to a more specialized appropriate attorney. To me, this gentleman was like a diamond in the rough.
Richard Stuart
August 12, 2023.
Gary and his staff are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. I was the personal representative for my aunt’s estate. She live over 400 miles away in Arkansas and Gary was her attorney. They made settling the estate, from a great distance away, very simple and easy. Gary communicated very well with me and helped me with the sale of the house, and everything else that was involved. Gary is so knowledgeable about estates, wills and trusts. We even made changes to our own estate affairs from what we learned from Gary. I highly recommend this office. They will take care of you!
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The Best Wills and Trusts Attorney

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Secure Your Future with Expert Insights and Practical Advice

The Essential Guide 3D on Table
Get your complimentary copy of our in-depth estate planning book, packed with essential knowledge to safeguard your future and your family’s well-being. 
Authored by experienced estate planning attorneys, this book offers practical, easy-to-understand insights to help you navigate complex legal and financial planning decisions.

  • Learn how to create a foolproof plan for your assets and healthcare wishes, ensuring your peace of mind and control over your affairs.
  • Whether you’re planning for retirement, concerned about asset protection, or looking to avoid probate, this book addresses a wide range of needs and scenarios.
  • Stay informed and avoid common misconceptions about estate planning. This book is a crucial resource for anyone looking to make informed decisions about their estate and legacy.

Three Simple Steps – Leave Nothing to Chance

Free Consultation

Free Consultation

Schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your needs, followed by an assessment where the attorney recommends a customized estate plan.

Draft & Review

Draft & Review

We will draft your estate plan, including wills, trusts, and other necessary documents. You then review and approve these documents, ensuring they align with your goals.

Sign and Rest Easy

Sign and Rest Easy

Sign the documents to officially finalize your plan. We are available for any future updates or adjustments as your life circumstances change.

The Best Way to Protect Your Future

Estate planning is the best and most effective method to protect your money and home from nursing home costs, avoid probate, and prepare for any future incapacity, giving you and your family peace of mind.

It’s all about setting up a plan for managing and sharing your assets if you are incapacitated and after you’re gone. This plan is crucial because it makes sure your wishes are followed, reduces taxes and fees, protects your loved ones, and brings comfort to you and your family.

With expert guidance, a good estate plan can lower taxes, avoid probate, and protect your assets from nursing home expenses. It also prepares you for any possibility of not being able to make decisions in the future. A well-made plan provides clear answers to important questions about your future and your family’s.

A great plan answers these questions, and more:

  • How can I save my house from the expenses of nursing home care and ravages of probate?
  • How can I make it easier on my family during already hard times by avoiding probate and other legal messes?
  • Who will take care of and raise my children if I can’t?
  • How do I assure who gets what, when, how, and how much and manage it wisely?
  • Who will manage my assets and affairs when I’m incapacitated?

We understand estate planning can be tough, and we’re here to help

Thinking about what happens after you’re gone isn’t easy. Questions like who will get your things, who will look after your children, and how to avoid probate court worries are common. Nowadays, people often try to make their own estate plans online, but this can sometimes cause more problems.

Your estate includes everything you own. Not having a will can lead to complicated legal processes, but we can guide you through it.

Probate is the legal process after someone dies, dealing with their will and estate. It can be long and costly, which is why having a plan is important for everyone.

Trusts are a great way to control who gets your assets and when. They can be set up to keep your estate out of probate. We can help you decide between a revocable trust, which you can change, and an irrevocable trust, which is more fixed.

A durable power of attorney is also crucial. It lets someone you trust make decisions for you if you can’t. This includes managing your money and making healthcare decisions.

Lastly, estate tax planning is important, but most people won’t owe estate taxes because of high exemption limits. In Arkansas, there’s no inheritance or estate tax.

Need help with these decisions? We’re here to assist you in making the best plan for your family.

Estate Planning Frequently Asked Questions

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How to Get Started With Your Estate Plan

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DeWitt Law Firm: Your Partner in Estate Planning

DeWitt Law Firm serves people with legal needs throughout Northwest Arkansas. We are ready to help you. And we serve multiple communities around Springdale, Arkansas.

Let DeWitt Law Firm put their experience and diligent legal representation to work for you. Contact us today to learn how DeWitt Law Firm can help you.

Helping Clients With Comprehensive Estate Planning in the Following Northwest Arkansas Communities: