Complimentary Event at North Branch - Weber County Library in North Ogden, UT

Estate Planning Declassified

Strategies for Estate Planning, Preservation & Retirement Income

Event Details

North Branch – Weber County Library
475 E 2600 N
North Ogden, UT 84414

Event Options:

– Tuesday, April 16 at 1:30 p.m.

– Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00 p.m.

Seating is limited. There is no charge to attend!

Do you know how to keep your assets out of probate, reduce tax-exposure and create a plan to ensure your heirs retain your assets? A will and power of attorney are not enough. Control who gets what, when and how. 


Join us at the North Branch Library to discover ways Utah residents can avoid probate and estate taxes, stop overpaying on taxes, and identify 0% tax bracket opportunities. We’ll discuss:

  • Ways to potentially avoid impending 2026 estate taxes limiting tax-free wealth transfers
  • How to protect your business/personal assets from creditors – new trust provisions! 
  • The advantages and disadvantages of wills and trusts.
  • Reducing tax exposure when transferring assets to heirs.
  • How to plan your estate to make sure it passes on to your loved ones most efficiently.
  • How probate works and, more importantly, how you can avoid probate altogether.
  • Preserving your assets against potential risks such as children’s debt, changing tax laws, divorce and disability.
  • Identifying the documents needed to preserve your estate.
  • Establishing a power of attorney and why it could be important.
  • Leveraging dollars for planned charitable giving.
  • Developing a plan to pay for long-term care and nursing home expenses if needed while in retirement.
  • And much more!

Privacy Policy: All information provided is secure and confidential. Please provide valid email and phone number for seminar confirmation purposes. Seating is limited. There is no charge to attend!

Do you have an estate plan in place?
Don’t miss this information-packed event!

Why attend?

This presentation combines two empowering elements:

Professional Insight

Live instruction from knowledgeable financial professionals in an engaging, easy-to-understand format.

Actionable Next Steps

An opportunity to receive a complimentary retirement snapshot analysis for your current strategy.

67% of Americans

have no estate plan.²

Sounds crazy, but it’s true. Despite more than 50% of Americans thinking that estate planning is at least somewhat important, only 33% have a will or living trust.² When asked why they don’t have a will, 1 out of 3 respondents believe they don’t have enough assets to leave behind.


Meet Your Host

Trent Dransfield, RFC, CFE | Dransfield & Associates

Trent has been a Retirement Specialist for the past eighteen years and has ran and owned offices in Southern Utah, Northern Utah and Idaho. Trent is currently a member of the Certified Fraud Examiners and MDRT committee as well.


He has great passion in further assisting his clients and treating them the way he would like to be treated! He has earned three different degrees from Universities, including the medical field of Physical Therapy where he gained a real importance on really connecting with his patients and now clients. Trent has a beautiful family with seven children and loves life!

Guest Speaker

Steve Goodwill | Goodwill Law

Steve is the owner of Goodwill Law, a firm dedicated to excellent client service and peace of mind that provides thoughtful, comprehensive estate planning for individuals and families. Steve has broad and deep expertise in all facets of estate planning, including basic wills and trusts, special consideration for the concerns faced by families with children and blended families, and partnering with the client’s team of financial and tax planners to provide superior asset protection and tax relief for clients at every step in their wealth building journey. He is also specially trained and experienced in Medicaid crisis support and planning, ensuring clients are prepared to manage the stress and financial expense associated with aging and long-term care.


Steve has practiced law for almost three decades, serving in the United States Air Force for 30 years, providing comprehensive in-house counsel for corporations and the State of Utah, and collaborating with individuals and their families to help them plan for whatever life may bring. Steve helps clients put plans in place that will keep them and their loved ones out of court and out of conflict while protecting their assets from taxes and potential creditors.


Steve earned his JD from the University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, and holds an MA in Political Science and a BS in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. In addition to his primary work in estate planning, Steve is also a Patent Attorney, registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and an experienced business attorney helping companies of all sizes manage legal risk as they grow.


Steve serves as a board member for the American Patriot Service Corp (APSC), a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization established by Veterans to assist wartime Veterans and their surviving spouses in applying for VA benefits earned through their service. He is also a member of the Salt Lake Community College Planning Giving Advisory Council. In this role, he helps the College raise funds to provide scholarships and needed assistance for its programs and students.


Steve and his wife, Nicole, live in Herriman, Utah. They have seven children and seven grandchildren, and enjoy travel, golf, and spending time with family and friends.

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