Trusts & Estates Riverton, WY

Do you know where you want your assets and wealth to go once you’ve passed on? Having a plan in place for your possessions can help you have peace of mind – as well as help your loved ones know what to expect. Our Fremont County law firm can help you make a plan for the future.

John Schumacher is able to assist you with all of your trust and estate issues, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Executorship and Personal Representative duties
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Powers of attorney
  • Living trusts
  • Probate
  • Drafting and executing wills


Estate Planning

You hold the right to distribute your assets according to your wishes. When crafting your estate plan, John Schumacher will counsel you on safeguarding your children, providing for your loved ones, transferring your business assets, and furthering significant causes through charitable contributions. Following a thorough assessment of your estate, John Schumacher can elucidate effective asset transfer strategies, tax minimization techniques, guardianship establishment for your children, pet care arrangements, philanthropic support options, and measures to safeguard your loved ones. Through meticulous deliberation, he can then draft a will that mirrors your objectives. Should you desire, John Schumacher can also establish living trusts tailored to your estate planning objectives.



Following the loss of a loved one, navigating the intricate probate process can worsen the burden you are already shouldering.  John Schumacher is knowledgeable, committed, and compassionate, and can take charge of the probate process to ease some of the weight on your shoulders. He assists executors and personal representatives at every stage of the process in Wyoming – either in probate court or through summary probate procedures, including:

  • Determining the fairest and most expeditious way to probate the estate
  • Filing the will with the Wyoming probate court
  • Moving assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring other experts if necessary


Probate Disputes

A probate disagreement intensifies the strain and sorrow accompanying your emotional loss. Should probate disputes arise, Schumacher Law Firm, P.C. is poised to challenge wills that are ambiguously or incorrectly executed, or safeguard your rights against dissatisfied beneficiaries. John Schumacher adeptly employs his trusted mediation skills to alleviate the tensions among family members that often surface during this emotionally charged ordeal.