At Alter & Rockey, Associates at Law, our goal is to give you peace of mind. Our firm helps families plan for life, deal with death, preserve wealth, and protect inheritances. Our clients engage us when planning for the two most important aspects of their lives: Everything they own and everyone they love.
By actively listening to our clients, we create and administer highly personalized plans that reflect our clients' own unique situations. It's not just the law, it's how the law affects you.
We routinely represent clients in the areas of: Estate Planning (including the creation of Wills and Trusts); Incapacity Planning (including the creation of Durable Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives); Elder Law; Medical Assistance (Medicaid); Estate Administration; Trust Administration; Probate; and Small Business Formation.
We work with individuals and families living throughout Indiana. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (765) 864.4090.
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Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
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Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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