Nancy L. Sponseller

Working for you & with you.

Practice Areas

Collaborative Family Law/Domestic Relations

  • Antenuptial/Prenuptial/Premarital Agreements
  • Child Related
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Child/Parenting Time Allocation
  • Shared Parenting
  • Shared Parenting Plans
  • Long Distance Shared Parenting
  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities
  • Modification/Termination of Child Support
  • Modification of Shared Parenting Plans
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Dissolution and Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Property
  • Marital Property
  • Separate, Non-Marital Property
  • Property Division
  • Retirement Accounts and Interests
  • Division of Property
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
  • Division of Property Orders
  • Investment Accounts and Interests
  • Business Interests
  • Spousal Support
  • Taxes Related to Support
  • Modification/Termination of Spousal Support.
  • Non-Adversarial Marriage Termination Options
  • Mediation
  • Adversarial Alternatives, Including Contested Divorce Litigation
  • Modification of Existing Court Decrees

Estate Planning

  • Last Wills and Testaments
  • Assets Passing Outside of Probate
  • Powers of Attorney (Durable/Springing/Statutory)
  • Trusts (Living/Revocable/Irrevocable)
  • Living Wills
  • Health Care Powers of Attorney
  • Transfer on Death Affidavit for Real Estate
  • Agreement to Make a Will
  • Blended Families
  • Avoiding Probate
  • Beneficiary Designations
  • Life Insurance
  • Declaration for Funeral Arrangements (Disposition of Bodily Remains)
  • Anatomical Gifts/Organ Donor Registrations

Probate Estate Administration

  • Determining “What Is In Probate Estate” And Subject To Estate Administration
  • Admitting Will to Probate
  • Obtaining Letters of Authority
  • Bond (when required)
  • Duties of Executor/Administrator
  • Time Frame for Probate Estate Administration
  • Valuation/Appraisal of Probate Assets
  • Assets that pass outside of Probate Administation
  • Estate Taxes
  • Inherited IRAs
  • Retirement Accounts
  • Fiduciary Income Tax Returns
  • Decedent’s Final Income Tax Return
  • Income With Respect to a Decedent
  • Decedent’s Debts
  • Creditor’s Claim
  • Insolvent Estates
  • Mortgage on Decedent’s Real Estate
  • Out of State Real Property
  • Ancillary Administration
  • Rights of Surviving Spouse
  • Probate Administration With a Will
  • Probate Administration Without a Will
  • Unusual Assets—e.g., rare coins or antiques, art
  • Charitable beneficiaries
  • Release from Administration