The Benefits of Estate Planning

Do I Need an Estate Plan?

There are many misconceptions about estate planning, such as: "I don't have enough wealth for estate planning," "I'm too young to do estate planning," and "I don't need an attorney — I can just download estate planning forms online." Unfortunately, when people buy into these ideas, they leave themselves, their families, and their assets vulnerable to many future problems. There are significant benefits to estate planning for all individuals, regardless of specific circumstances.

Estate planning does not have to be confusing, time-consuming or overly expensive when you work with the right law firm.

What Can Estate Planning Do for Me and My Family?

Depending on your unique needs and goals, estate planning can take many forms. You may be best served by a variety of instruments, such as a will, a trust, and a charitable giving plan. Regardless of the specific strategy, effective estate planning can:

  • Protect assets and wealth against unnecessary taxes, expenses, and litigation
  • Protect family members and provide them with financial security
  • Maximize charitable giving
  • Minimize tax liabilities
  • Plan for business succession
  • Ensure financial and personal well-being if you become incapacitated
  • Designate who will care for your minor children in the event you pass away
  • Designate who will manage your estate in the future and at the time of your death
  • Ensure a smooth transition of assets
  • Ensure your final wishes are upheld
  • Provide peace of mind

Finding the Right Attorney for Your Estate Planning Needs

To achieve these highly important estate planning goals, it is vital to work with the right attorney. At Hayes & Wilson, we focus on estate planning and probate. This means we truly understand the complexities and intricacies of estate law, and how to best advise clients on the right options for their specific circumstances. We are proud to offer customized solutions at a great value, and as our client, we will help you address the important issues in estate planning so you can focus on enjoying life.

Call for a Consultation with a Houston Asset Protection Attorney

To learn more about how effective estate planning can help your family, contact our Houston estate planning lawyers at 713-880-3939. As a benefit to our clients, we offer fixed fees for most services.