Texas Wills & Trusts Prep with a Georgetown Estate Planning Lawyer
When is it a good time to draft a will? The answer is that it’s always a good time to define what will happen to your estate. Regardless of your age or estate size, it’s always a good idea to plan what will happen to “your stuff” after you are gone. Keep in mind that you can always change, edit, and modify your will once circumstances change.
No one wants to think about the day they die, but we will all die so why not set up a plan for your family’s future after you have passed or have become incapacitated? You may have spent many years of your life accumulating wealth or establishing a legacy, don’t let all that go to waste. Take the time now to consider how you want your affairs to be managed and how your family will be provided for. In addition to giving yourself some control as to what will happen after your death, an estate plan will also reduce disputes and confusion among the heirs.
The Law Office of Dawn Dell’Acqua, APC, offers comprehensive estate planning services. Our estate planning lawyer can create estate plans, incorporate asset protection strategies, protect your wealth, and provide for your loved ones. Call a Georgetown estate planning lawyer to get started (512) 607-7410.
What is an Estate Plan For?
For many people, the primary reason for creating an estate plan is to provide for loved ones. However, there’s more you can do with as estate plan such as:
- Avoid unnecessary taxes on your assets
- Make decisions regarding your future finances and health care
- Minimize conflict and ambiguity amongst your heirs in probate
- Prevent a potential heir from inheriting your estate
- Make provisions about who will be guardians to your children
- Make provisions for charitable donations
Your wishes can be achieved through a variety of estate planning tools, including:
- Wills and trusts
- Financial powers of attorney
- Health care directives
Estate Planning Lawyer during Divorce
If you have children, spouse, and/or ex-spouses, your estate plan can become important in determining who gets what. For example, you may wish to provide for minor children but not your ex. Please call our estate planning lawyer to create a plan that will promulgate your wishes. Call (512) 607-7410 or contact us by email. You can also follow us on Twitter.