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Estate Planning

For Estate Planning, please contact SCLO for an appointment at 505-265-2300.

We offer several estate planning services for a reduced fee, including:

  • Simple wills
  • Transfer on death deeds

If you are 60 or over and reside in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties, SCLO may be able to assist you in preparing your estate documents at a reduced fee.  SCLO will charge an initial consultation fee of $50 for a single person and $100 for a couple.  This fee is deducted from the overall of cost of the estate planning, but is non-refundable if clients do not complete their estate planning through SCLO.

If you are under 60 or reside in other counties than those listed above, we may provide estate planning services to you but at a slighter higher rate.

Getting Started

Please contact us if you would like more information on our reduced fee services or would like to make an appointment with one of our staff attorneys. SCLO has bilingual attorneys available for our Spanish-speaking clients.  SCLO does not draft trusts or revoke existing trusts.

Estate Planning Services and Prices Effective January 1, 2022

Prices are listed for seniors 60+ who reside in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia and Torrance counties. SCLO also provides powers of attorney for health care and financial decision making as well as cremation forms at no charge to seniors.

Note: Pursuant to Chapter 134 of the 50th Legislature’s 1st Session, the County Clerk’s office in all New Mexico counties will increase its recording fees to a $25 flat fee for each document recorded. If the document being recorded contains more than ten entries to the county recording index, the county shall collect an additional fee of $25.  If a document contains fewer than ten entries to the county recording index and is recorded in person in the office of the county clerk by one of the interested persons named on the document, the county clerk shall collect a fee of $10.

It is the practice of the Senior Citizens Law Office to record documents prepared by this office; consequently, the recording fee will be $25.

Prices for Seniors 60+ in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia Counties

Simple will

    • $250 – single person
    • $400 – couple

TODD (transfer on death deed)

  • $150 each

       Quit Claim deed with estate planning $100

Affidavit of Successor in Interest – $250

Affidavit of Surviving Spouse – $250

Prices for Individuals Under Age 60 / Outside the Four County Area/ Individuals Over the Federal Poverty Limit of 200% who reside in Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia County.

Prices for individuals under 60 and/or who reside outside the four county area of Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia are listed below. The charges for powers of attorney for health care and financial decision making as well as cremation forms are $25 per document per person.

Individuals who reside in Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia county but who are over the Federal Poverty Limit of 200% will be charged $25 for each power of attorney and cremation form.  Wills and TODDs will be at the regular price listed above.

Prices for people under 60 and/or reside outside of Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties are:

• Simple will

$ 300 – single person
$500 – couple
 
• TODD (transfer on death deed)
        $200 each
 
• Quit Claim deed with estate planning

                $150 each

• Health Care Power of Attorney – $25 per person

• Financial Power of Attorney – $25 per person

Cremation form – $25 per person

Affidavit of Successor in Interest – $300

Affidavit of Surviving Spouse – $300

Please contact (505) 265-2300 to schedule an appointment.

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