Let our experienced Texas attorneys draft your will.
You work hard for your family, your business, and your legacy. Help protect them all by executing a well-thought out estate plan, including a will, trust, powers of attorney, advanced directives, and other important documents.
A last will and testament is your final opportunity to speak. It is the last chance for you to decide how to distribute your property, provide guardianship for your minor children, establish trusts for your loved ones, or otherwise express your wishes for what will happen upon your death.If you die without a will, often a court determines how your property is distributed, who cares for your children, and even what happens to your home.Don’t leave these important decisions to chance.Call the attorneys at Black & Skaggs today for help in drafting a valid will to ensure your intentions are honored and that you, your family, and your business are protected.
Change in life? Change your will.
Estate plans must evolve as life changes. You will likely need to update your will several times throughout your life. We draft valid codicils that address changes in your financial situation, marital status, parenthood status, philanthropic interests and general lifestyle decisions.As your family and business grows, so do your needs for appropriate disposition in the event of your passing.
Appoint a Guardian.
Wills allow you to plan for the future care of your minor children. What if you are suddenly a single parent?What if both of you pass away in the same accident?If you have not named a guardian for your children, the court appoints one, who may make parental decisions contrary to what you would have wanted.Protect your children by deciding ahead of time whom will be guardian and making your wishes known in a valid will.
Create an Optimal Estate Plan.
Drafting an effective will requires more than filling in a form. There is a difference between filling out an online form and hiring experienced, seasoned counsel to protect your interests.If a court determines that your will is invalid, your desires will not be honored upon your death.We craft your will and consider all aspects of your estate plan. Your family arrangements, financial footing, and personal goals help guide us in offering appropriate estate planning solutions and drafting personalized instruments with these issues in mind.