Protecting Your Loved Ones Preserving Your Assets

South Dakota Business & Ranch Succession Planning Attorney

Helping Clients Plan for the Future of Their Business

You've worked hard to build your business. Now, you want to understand your options to pass your business to chosen beneficiaries. Ensuring a smooth transition in the succession of your ranch or business requires the assistance of an experienced succession attorney.

Oftentimes, the most difficult part of any endeavor is just figuring out where to begin. While the future may be hard to predict, it can be concrete and manageable if you sit down with an attorney and start putting pen to paper as soon as possible. At Aspen Legacy Planning, I have experience in legacy planning for businesses and ranches throughout South Dakota. My firm can help you build a stable legacy to leave your family following your passing.

Dial (605) 610-4016 now or contact us online to schedule your free consultation with Aspen Legacy Planning.

How We Can Help You With Your Business Legacy Planning

The laws surrounding business and ranch succession can be confusing, and a failure to plan effectively can mean losing everything you worked so hard to build. Aspen Legacy Planning is here to provide you with everything you need to know about the process.

The steps we can take together to protect your assets include:

  • Talking to you and your family about your priorities and how to best maintain the vitality of your business or ranch
  • Reviewing land titles and insurance plans
  • Tracking down deeds and other documents
  • Deciding if gifts are appropriate inheritance while you are still living
  • Determining if your leases or other agreements need to be adjusted
  • Discussing your affairs with accountants and other professionals

Our Forward Development Process in Business Succession Planning

At Aspen Legacy Planning, we utilize a unique Forward Development Process (FDP) to make sure the legal process is collaborative and mutually efficient.

From Aspen Legacy Planning's Forward Development Process, you can expect that we will:

  • Work to understand your concerns, needs, and specific circumstances
  • Explain any solutions I propose
  • Update you by e-mail, mail, and phone
  • Maintain a clear schedule and budget for completion of your projects

In return, from you I expect:

  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Complete disclosure
  • Sincerity
  • Commitment

Changes to legislation and the economy can affect your land value, which is why you should plan ahead. The planning process may seem overwhelming now, but with a competent lawyer like Stephen J. Wesolick, the whole endeavor can run quite smoothly.

Contact the Aspen Legacy Planning office today at (605) 610-4016 to discuss your business succession options.

  • No-Obligation Consultations

    We offer no-obligation in-person, telephone and video-conference consultations for your convenience.

  • 25+ Years of Legal Experience

    Our attorney has extensive experience in complex business, commercial and family legal issues.

  • Relationship Focused Services

    As your attorney and counselor, we put your interests first - treating you with respect, honesty and dignity.

Contact Us Today!

How to Reach Us (605) 610-4016 Main Office
909 St. Joseph Street, Suite 202
Rapid City, SD 57701 Map & Directions [+]

Northern Hills Office
540 Heritage Drive, Suite 4
Spearfish, South Dakota 57783
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