When you consider the steps built into the probate process, it is easy to see why many people delay creating documents required. After all, a good estate plan contains not only a last will and testament but also identifies ways to protect your health and finances should you become incapacitated.
Unfortunately, if you don’t provide legally enforceable documents, your wishes may not be followed. Texas courts can determine how your possessions are divided. Doctors may intervene without your consent. An Affidavit of Heirships are a short cut to avoiding probate. With a lawyer’s help, you can prevent these and other scenarios from unfolding with a sound estate plan.
For over 20 years, The Law Office of William A. Walsh has provided knowledgeable counsel on probate matters and has guided beneficiaries through the probate process. As a skilled probate attorney, I, William A. Walsh, help Hood County residents set order to their affairs and develop an estate plan that avoids conflicts that prolong probate. With my aid, you can limit your estate’s tax obligations and maximize death benefits.
I draft, revise and execute a range of estate instruments, including:
In addition, I litigate estate conflicts for issues related to will contests and guardian disputes.
Serving as your probate lawyer, I will design strategies that streamline the probate process by advising on:
Planning for long-term events can seem overwhelming if you try to complete this task in a short amount of time. Let me show you how to accomplish this task effectively, one step at a time.