Experienced estate planning attorney ready to help
It’s common for people to put off estate planning. Most people don’t like to think about what will happen when they die. But without an estate plan in place, things can get very complicated and expensive for family members when you are gone. An experienced estate planning attorney can help you protect your assets and avoid future problems.
Attorney Yuka Hongo of Hongo Law Office, LLLC works with clients in Japan and Hawaii to create comprehensive estate plans that meet their needs and align with their goals. She also helps guide families through the complicated and sometimes lengthy probate process after a loved one passes.
Serving U.S. residents and non-residents
Attorney Hongo was born in Japan and raised in the United States. After graduating from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, she became an attorney and established a law office in Honolulu. She has devoted her practice to helping both residents and non-residents of the U.S. with estate planning and probate matters.
Having lived in and worked in both countries, attorney Hongo understands the language and cultural barriers that people in Japan face when dealing with legal issues in the United States. She speaks Japanese and English fluently and uses her legal knowledge and understanding of both cultures to help clients meets their goals.
She also knows what can happen when someone dies without an estate plan. The distribution of assets can be tied up in probate for months, even if there is a will. Creditors make claims on assets and family members fight over who gets what. She helps families create appropriate and effective plans that can help prevent these problems.
It’s never too early to plan for the future
Many people aren’t sure what to do in matters involving estate planning and probate. Attorney Hongo is ready to meet with you to review your situation and discuss your options. She has a thorough understanding of estate law and can guide you through the entire process every step of the way.
Our law office handles all types of estate planning matters, including trusts, wills, transfer on death deeds and power of attorney. We also guide families through the probate process in Hawaii after the loss of a loved one. Our office can also help businesses set up captive insurance companies to manage risk.
Legal issues involving estate planning and probate can be complicated and stressful. Our goal is to help make the process easier on you and your family. We help you make sense of these complex issues so you can plan for the future. Estate planning puts you in control over what happens when you are gone.
Estate planning can give you comfort, security and peace of mind. Learn more about how we can help. Attorney Hongo meets with clients at her office in Honolulu, as well as in Japan during her annual visits. Contact us today to schedule a consultation at a time and place that is convenient for you.
Hongo Law Office, LLLC
2155 Kalakaua Ave #410
Honolulu, HI 96815