Estate Protectors is a family run business with more than 19 years of experience. We advise families with their insurance, investment, and aging needs. What makes our approach unique, is in planning out your family's estate and financial future, we incorporate into our solutions the efforts of many advisory professionals.
With our program, you get a "Team" approach and the result is a multi-faceted program and relationship. We are really act as Brokers for our clients by introducing them to additional advisors and then coordinate the efforts of all of them. Over time, our clients receive a relationship they count on. We are often referred to by our clients as "Our Go To" team. We ask for a close and long term relationship.

Troy Barnes
Founding President & Senior Advisor

Troy started his career working with Elder Law Firms, assisting individuals and families in understanding how to take advantage of their legal rights to avoid probate, minimize the effects that the cost of skilled nursing and health crisis has upon and their estates, and to assure that the settlement upon their death of their estate is seamless and private.

Estate Protectors was created because of Troy's experience of the "Traditional Method" of creating estate plans to be somewhat obsolete. This experience will be discussed in further detail on the Estate Planning page.

Studying in the School of Business & Economics at the University of Cal State Hayward, Troy focused on accounting and economics as areas of focus. Additionally, he holds active insurance licenses in many states, is a certified senior advisor, and the firm is a Registered Investment Advisor. Since 1998, Troy has assisted over 1,200 families with the planning affairs.

Licensed in 4 States:
Arizona Lic# 11449017  |  California Lic# OD19373
Oregon Lic# 3391633  |  Utah Lic# 623810

Charissa Barnes
Director of Client & Community Outreach

Charissa joined Estate Protectors in 2016 after joining Troy's family as Mrs. Barnes. She has a wealth of experience in creating close and viable relationships with clients and our professional advisory partners. Charissa has worked for law firms and also served in business development with the California Chamber of Commerce. She excels in relationships, communication and servicing others.

Knowing how to best serve our clients is our primary concern.

If you have any questions about the services we provide or if you would like to book a consultation then please contact us by phone or email. We look forward to meeting you.

Racquel LopezRacquel Lopez
Director of Sales & Client Services

Racquel’s extensive experience as a Former Litigation Paralegal is valuable to the Estate Protectors model as she assists families in our multidimensional approach to Estate Solutions.

Racquel’s legal background is a perfect fit as we discuss with all of our clients their estate planning and family affairs.

Licensed in California, Nevada and Missouri as a Life & Health Insurance Agent, Racquel’s experience in assisting families and individuals with; IRA’s, Life Insurance, Annuities, Long Term Care and Final Expense Planning is of great benefit to Estate Protectors and those we serve.

Licensed in 3 States. Life & Health Insurance Licenses:
CA Lic# 0I63662  |  NV Lic# 3173670
MO Lic# 8338819

Quinn Hadley
Advisory Services Account Manager

Quinn Hadley was born in born in Taylor, Utah outside Ogden. He attended Fremont High School and Weber State University. After serving an LDS Mission to Porto Alegre, Brazil, he moved to St. George and enrolled at Dixie State where he later received a Bachelor of Communications with a Management and Leadership emphasis. He met and married Nicole Metcalf of St. George and they have 4 beautiful children. Quinn enjoyed a 12 year career as a Funeral Director and learned to love and serve the families of Washington County. After assisting hundreds of families in that capacity, he transitioned into pre-planning as he saw the enormous benefits and peace of mind that pre-arranging brings to families at a difficult time. Quinn specializes in both funeral planning and final expense life insurance. His goal is to help as many families as possible to be financially prepared for the inevitable. He loves working with other like-minded professionals who really care and want to help the wonderful people of this community in any way they can.

UT Lic# 612374  |  CA Lic# 0L75715
NV Lic# 3236860  |  TX Lic# 2189183


Troy and Charissa Barnes are here to help you with all of your estate planning needs