Practice Areas

Estate Planning and Asset Protection

We can create or update your estate plan to declare your wishes and guide your loved ones in the event of death or incapacity. We also explore the most advantageous…

Elder Law / Long-Term Care Planning / Medicaid Coordination

We are experienced in addressing the specialized needs of elders, people with disabilities, and their families.   Our firm prizes itself on helping our clients age with dignity by utilizing a…

Special Needs Planning

  In families where loved ones are not able to work or have long-term health care needs, planning  for the future is essential.  How assets are left after your death…

Incapacity Planning

  Guardianships & Conservatorships When loved ones lose the capacity to care for themselves and make their own financial and health care decisions, it is necessary to seek the appointment…

Probate Controversies

Our attorneys handle any and all probate controversies including: trusts, estates, will disputes, fiduciary and heir litigation, breach of fiduciary duties, lack of capacity, and undue influence. We maximize the…

Fiduciary Services

We are regularly asked to serve as trustees, Personal Representative, and attorney-in-fact by clients who desire continued involvement of their legal counsel in the stewardship of family wealth, in accordance…

Probate & Trust Administration

We advise Trustees and Personal Representatives on how to wisely and effectively fulfill their responsibilities as fiduciaries.  Our attorneys are sensitive to the fact that, at this difficult time, the…

Asset Sheltering

Our team at Dowley & Mulvena is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to the tax implications of estate planning. We work with our clients to review the  consequences that federal…

Real Estate and Homesteads

We understand that families have invested significant resources into their homes, and want to protect these investments.  We employ asset protection tools, such as trusts and homesteads, to help our…

Tax Planning

As part of our estate planning process, we review your financial position to address the possible consequences that federal and state estate taxes may have on your estate plan.  We…