Fenton & Grimwood is Branson, Missouri's leading law firm in the areas of estate planning, business and real estate. 

We take great pride in our reputation for honesty, integrity and dependability in all that we do.

 

Fenton & Grimwood, Attorneys at Law, LLC is located in Branson, MO and serves clients in and around the Ozarks, including such areas as Forsyth, Kirbyville, Hollister, Rockaway Beach, Taneyville, Walnut Shade, Branson West, Ridgedale, Blue Eye, Kimberling City, Galena and Taney, Stone and Christian Counties.

 

We are a full service estate planning, business law and real estate practice with lawyers able to provide comprehensive planning in the areas of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and trust administration, probate avoidance planning, revocable trusts, long-term care planning, wealth protection, special needs trusts, business succession, charitable planning and estate tax planning. Additionally, we can provide assistance with NFA Gun Trusts, business entity formation, articles of incorporation/organization, operating and partnership agreements, contracts, promissory notes, guaranties and deeds of trust assignments and assumptions, purchase or sale of businesses and business assets, deeds, easements, liens, quiet title actions, leases, preparation and/or enforcement of covenants for homeowner, condominium owner and property owner associations, actions for rent & possession and unlawful detainer, purchase or sale of real property, matters involving Planning & Zoning/Board of Adjustment (i.e., conditional use permits for nightly rentals, setback variances, etc.), representation in performance and entertainment contracts, debt renegotiation and general civil litigation.

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October 15, 2019

Next week, October 21-27, is Estate Planning Awareness Week. Now that summer vacations are over and the kids are back in school, it is a great time to review or move forward with your estate planning. Because estate planning is a comprehensive plan and not just a single document, it is important to regularly review all aspects of your plan, your finances, and your family’s needs.

Things to Review
 
Beneficiary Designations: For assets such as life insurance and retirement accounts, the beneficiary designation form is a crucial document. If these documents are not filled out properly, the wrong or unintended person could end up with the asset, complete...

February 5, 2019

If you're a parent, make sure you get to decide who cares for your children in the event that you can't.

November 9, 2018

Most people generally understand the concept of a power of attorney, but many don't realize that you actually need at least two different documents.

October 23, 2018

What is a beneficiary designation?

Essentially, it’s a way to transfer certain assets to specific people upon your death without those assets having to go through probate. Most people are familiar with this concept in the form of life insurance (i.e., when the insured party dies, the beneficiaries get a payout). However, there are a number of other valuable assets besides insurance that can be transferred using the same basic concept. Keep in mind that these designations do have drawbacks and limitations (some of which are discussed below), but they can certainly be helpful for basic, short-term planning.

Here’s how these designations work: you (as the...

October 8, 2018

These aren’t easy things to talk about. We get it. But, chances are, it’s better to have a conversation now before circumstances change.

January 15, 2018

There are a number of mistakes to avoid (or at least be thinking about) when you're planning for the future.

August 22, 2017

With any investment, risk is inherent. But that is not to say that all risk is unavoidable, particularly when it comes to rental properties.

April 4, 2017

What is an NFA Gun Trust and why should you consider one?

March 22, 2017

Launching a business is both thrilling and terrifying. Here are five things you should consider before getting started.

February 14, 2017

Starting your own business is expensive. We know – we’ve done it. However, do-it-yourself lawyering can be extremely hazardous and, ultimately, more expensive.

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To find out more about these matters, or any others, we welcome the opportunity to speak with you personally.