At Weisinger Law Firm, PLLC, our Terrell Hills estate planning attorneys are proud to provide compassionate and reliable representation to our clients. Serving individuals and families in Terrell Hills and beyond, our attorneys and staff members will take the time to get to know you, hear your story, and develop a plan that best achieves your goals. No matter what happens in life, you and your loved ones should be taken care of—and proper estate planning can help. To set up your free, no-obligation initial consultation, please call us today.
A will is a core estate planning document—it plays a crucial role in explaining your last wishes. Without a will, your family could be left dealing with confusion and frustration, at the whims and complexities of Texas state law. Among other things, a properly drafted will should choose an executor, address funeral arrangements, and explain how your property should be distributed. Even if you do not have many assets, it is still important to have a will. We offer reliable will planning services in Terrell Hill, TX. Our attorneys will help you create a will that is narrowly tailored to meet your needs.
In probate, a person’s estate will be ‘settled’ and their assets will be distributed to their heirs in accordance with their last wishes or the requirements of Texas law. One of the first steps in probate is to submit and confirm the will. If no will exists, then the estate will go through probate under the Texas intestacy laws. If you have questions about how probate works in Terrell Hill, TX, please call us for immediate assistance. We will protect your rights.
The importance of a will cannot be overstated. That being said, it is not always the best way to distribute assets. For many people in Bexar County, TX, trusts are actually a more effective estate planning option for handling property and saving money. It is a myth that trusts are only useful for the wealthiest of people. Quite the opposite; many families in Terrell Hills can benefit from the flexibility, efficiency, and confidentiality offered by trusts. What type of trust is right for you? Our estate planning lawyers can help you find the answer.
Powers Of Attorney
Proper estate planning is about far more than preparing for what will happen to your assets and debts. You should also create a plan for what would happen to you in the unfortunate event that you become mentally or legally incapacitated. It can be hard to think about, but it matters. To start, setting up powers of attorney, including a durable power of attorney and/or medical power of attorney, can provide immense protection. If you have questions about powers of attorney and your legal options, our Texas estate planning attorneys are here as a resource.
If your elderly parent or vulnerable loved one lacks the capacity to make decisions, you may need to obtain a guardianship. In Texas, there are strict rules and procedures that apply to guardianship proceedings. Our estate planning lawyers have the skills and compassion to handle these sensitive cases. We are here to make sure that you are in the best position to protect yourself and the people you care about.
Special Needs Planning
If your child or loved one has special needs, it is imperative that you consult with a qualified attorney before leaving the property/assets. Through a Special Needs Trust (SNT), you can leave assets and property to a loved one without undermining their ability to receive Medicaid services or Social Security benefits. At Weisinger Law Firm, PLLC, our Terrell Hills estate planning attorneys have the skills and experience to guide parents and families through the complexities of special needs planning. For more information on special needs and estate planning, please do not hesitate to reach out to us today.
At Weisinger Law Firm, PLLC, our Terrell Hills estate planning attorneys provide professional, comprehensive services to individuals and families. The estate planning process does not have to be overwhelming or complicated. We take the time to listen to you, ask the right questions, explain your options, and design a personalized plan that helps you get the protection and results you deserve. To arrange a no-fee, completely confidential case evaluation, please contact our legal team right away. We represent clients in Terrell Hills and throughout Bexar County.
Terrell Hills Practice Areas
Estate Planning | Probate | Trusts | Wills | Powers of Attorney | Guardianship | Special Needs | Adoption | Business Law