Penniann J. Schumann

Salt Lake City Attorney Penniann J. Schumann is a career professional dedicated to helping clients understand and work through the rules of law to reach their goals. A large portion of her legal work involves various elements of estate planning, including wills, trusts, protective documents like powers of attorney and advanced health care directives, business succession planning, and elder issues.. Her primary mission is to work with clients to protect, provide and prepare for times when they are unable to manage their estate, either due to death or incapacity.

Law Office of Penniann J. Schumann PLLC

Clients from across the state of Utah visit the Law Office of Penniann J. Schumann for legal representation from a highly qualified, caring and experienced attorney. From the first meeting with Penny, it is clear to new clients that she works diligently on behalf of her clients, giving them the personal attention they deserve.

Penny has over 20 years experience with estate planning and has developed customized planning for many clients from all backgrounds and economic levels. Her focus is to make sure clients understand the function and rules of each legal document, and to help them with strategic planning for the future care of their assets and property and beneficiaries. Her experience having worked for a National bank as their Trust Officer provides a professional approach and insight. She also has helped many clients of all ages work through a difficult probate process and their administration duties required by wills and trusts.

Salt Lake City Attorney

Attorney Penniann J. Schumann has experience, understanding and compassion. She is happy serving Summit, Tooele, Davis, Duchesne, Wasatch and Cache Counties for over two decades as an estate planning attorney. Her clients range in age from 18 year olds who have had to administer a family trust, to middle-aged clients wanting to protect their estate if they are unable to do so, and older seniors who want to be sure their final wishes are followed, including security in their final years.

Legal methods used by clients to manage their estates include:

  • Wills
  • Trusts – living, simple and complex
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Directives
  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Tax Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Administration

Estate Planning and Probate

If you die or are incapacitated and unable to manage your estate affairs, your will or trust will indicate how you wish your estate matters to be handled or distributed. You can also appoint your choice of administrators. If you do not have these valid documents, your estate matters move into Probate, where a Judge will appoint someone to be the estate administrator. Administrators have certain duties to perform, and having Attorney Penniann J. Schumann by your side for assistance is extremely valuable. She works with clients to achieve estate goals and to navigate a confusing Probate process. Estate planning also is used to provide for your care or that of a loved one who needs help.

Take time now for a consultation at the Law Office of Penniann J. Schumann PLLC to discuss your estate, no matter how large or small. Contact Penny now, at her law office in Salt Lake City, UT, now, at (801) 631-7811.

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