Preparing Wills and Trusts Tailored to Your Wishes
Preparing your last will and testament as well as other estate planning is an important step for individuals and families, regardless of their age or stage in life. If you want to control how your assets are distributed to loved ones or want to save your family the agony of estate disputes after you are gone, it is important to establish an estate plan that clearly spells out your wishes.
Discuss your situation with a knowledgeable Houston estate planning lawyer at Manfred Sternberg & Associates, PC. The firm has decades of experience advising clients through simple and complex legal needs.
Houston and Katy Wills and Trusts Lawyer
Even if you have shared your final wishes with family members, without a proper estate plan in place, the state of Texas will determine how your estate is to be distributed through its intestacy laws. The attorneys at Manfred Sternberg & Associates, PC, can help you devise a plan that is tailored to your situation and fully achieves your goals.
- Last will and testament: The firm can assist you in creating a will that thoroughly addresses asset distribution, guardians for minor children, trust creation for minor children and many other issues.
- Trusts: When properly created and funded, a living trust can enable you to pass inheritance to loved ones without the delays and frustration commonly associated with probate administration.
- Powers of attorney: A power of attorney allows you to appoint an agent to act on your behalf in making certain decisions and handling certain affairs should you become mentally incapacitated due to illness or injury. Creating financial and health care powers of attorney in advance can provide peace of mind and alleviate the strain associated with not having these documents during a moment of family crisis.
In addition to simple estate planning advice, the firm offers representation through probate and estate administration in Texas. The attorneys focus on efficient and cost-effective guidance through the probate process, from appointment of the administrator of the estate, to disbursing payment to remaining creditors and distributing inheritance to beneficiaries.
Contact a Houston Estate Planning Lawyer
Manfred Sternberg & Associates, PC, is a full-service law firm in Houston, Texas. The firm's estate planning and elder law attorneys have a practical approach to practicing law, are service-oriented and respect the individual needs of each client. By working closely with clients, the firm is capable of delivering estate planning vehicles that are individualized and fully accomplish the goals of each client.
To schedule your free initial consultation to discuss your estate planning needs, you may call locally at 713-659-0240 or toll free at 888-213-5507. You can also contact the firm online.