Preparing wills is often believed to be an expensive, time-consuming, and emotionally draining process that should be avoided until your golden years or poor health. After all, estate planning seems unnecessary: doesn’t everything automatically go to your spouse and kids?
The simple answer to that question is, “Not always.” Furthermore, dying without a will (what lawyers call “intestate”) can result in unintended, and expensive, consequences, including:
Therefore, everyone can benefit from preparing their wills. We commit to try to make your estate planning process simple, quick and effective.
We’re often asked why people should hire a lawyer to prepare their wills, since several companies offer forms for this purpose. There are significant drawbacks however, as generic wills often lead to unintended consequences or increased time and expenses for probate administration.
Lawyer-prepared wills are specifically tailored to your particular situation, consider Texas law, address commonly anticipated issues, and take the best advantage of cost-saving methods for reducing probate expenses. We believe that the cost of a reasonably-priced estate plan provides you with the peace of mind that a licensed professional has listened to your desires and considered your specific circumstances in developing wills and related documents designed to reduce potential conflict and decrease the burden (financially and emotionally) on your family.