Estate Planning

It is often difficult to think about making preparations to help care for your family after you have passed away. However, it is important that you put your documents in order and plan your estate so that your family is not forced to deal with legal complications to gain access to the property you have left in their possession. By carefully planning your estate, you can attempt to ensure that your family is properly taken care of after your death.

What Is Estate Planning?

An estate is the sum total of a person’s assets – in other words, how much a person is worth in financial terms considering the amount of property, investments, and other valuable assets he or she owns. In estate planning, a person anticipates and arranges for disposing of his or her estate in an attempt to minimize administrative difficulties later.

Additionally, estate planning can eliminate uncertainties about a person’s wishes and reduce taxes and other expenses to relieve financial burdens on loved ones. The process of estate planning also allows parents to designate guardianship of their children in the event of an untimely death.

Estate planning involves:

  • Wills
  • Living wills
  • Trusts
  • Beneficiary designations
  • Powers of appointment
  • Powers of attorney
  • Property division
  • Gifts

Estate planning puts a person’s particular wishes into a legal document that is difficult to contest later in order to ensure the security of the person’s loved ones. As you plan your estate, it is important to enlist the help of a qualified estate planning lawyer to advise you on your legal rights and specific procedures. It is important for an attorney to understand all aspects of estate planning and be able to explain the difference between different procedures.

Contact Us

To learn more about preparing a will and other end-of-life planning procedures, contact the Houston estate planning attorneys of Garg & Associates, P.C. by calling 281-362-2865.

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