Estate planning in Texas is a tailored process that should account for the state’s specific legal nuances. Whether it’s understanding community property rules or navigating probate procedures, Texans should consider state-specific elements to ensure their estate plan is robust, legally sound, and truly reflective of their wishes. Consulting with a Texas estate planning attorney can provide peace of mind and ensure that every angle is considered in creating a plan that stands the test of time and law.
Legal document that outlines how an individual’s assets will be distributed upon their death. It is also the instrument to appoint guardians for minor children.
A fiduciary arrangement that allows a third party, or trustee, to hold assets on behalf of a beneficiary or beneficiaries. Trusts can be used to provide for the management of assets during life and after death, and can help avoid probate.
We can also draft POAs, a legal document that grants an individual the power to act on your behalf in financial matters if you become unable to do so.
Also known as a living will; it lays out your wishes for medical care if you become unable to communicate. Along with this, a healthcare proxy designates someone to make medical decisions on your behalf.
Helps avoid probate by placing your assets into a trust for your benefit during your lifetime and transfers the remaining assets to your designated beneficiaries after your death.
Texas’s thriving business environment means that many residents own small businesses or interests in them. Business succession planning is essential to ensure smooth transitions without disruptions.
We understand that legal issues can be stressful and overwhelming. That’s why our attorneys are here to provide you with the guidance and support you need. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.