Do you have an estate plan? You may be surprised to know that the truth is, everyone has an estate plan. Whether they realize it or not, the estate of every person will follow a plan after death.
For estates large and small, for those who have drafted a plan themselves or not, decisions will be made about what is left behind. Many people make those decisions themselves and leave a will or trust for loved ones to follow. For others who do not create a personal, memorialized plan, the laws of Texas will make those decisions for you. Therefore, the real question becomes—does your estate plan accomplish your individual goals?
Whether your estate plan consists of a simple will or a complex combination of estate documents, it deals with the most important issues in your life—your health and your family. Our Estate Planning Attorneys in Austin, TX carefully attend to the unique needs presented by each client’s life, family, and finances, and we devise a plan that is tailored to meet your wishes. Don’t let the fate of your estate be decided by default, contact us today to learn more about how you can protect your family’s future.
Many people don’t think they need an estate plan, or they assume that their assets are not great enough to warrant a plan. Often, they simply trust their family members to do what is best when the time comes. Even a basic estate plan, however, can accomplish important goals, including:
Even if you aren’t sure if you need an estate plan or how to even begin.
Having a thorough and well-tailored estate plan in place provides peace of mind and security for both you and your family. However, that’s not all a great estate plan can do. It can also allow you to:
To think about the future, don’t hesitate to reach out to us to get started. Our experienced lawyers can help you examine your unique circumstances and needs, and together we can craft a plan that will protect you and your loved ones.
Estate planning is not just for the wealthy. Just about everyone with assets or children can benefit from estate planning.
Estate planning can include determining what happens to your property, who is to care for your minor children, and what happens to you, your property, and your minor children if you become incapacitated.
Here are a few of the estate planning services we provide: