Do you have a will? Have you thought about what will occur after death? More often than not the answer to those questions is no. We understand wanting to put off planning your estate. It’s not a fun topic for anyone but it’s important for your loved ones. A will is an essential piece to the estate planning process.
A will allows you to:
- Select the person responsible for carrying out your final wishes (known as the executor or personal representative)
- Name a guardian to care for your minor children and manage their property
- Direct which probate assets go to which beneficiaries and specific gifts
- Determine who should receive the remainder (residue) of your probate estate
It’s important to also keep your will up to date so you can ensure your wishes are being carried out without any surprises. The Matlin Law Group team can meet with you to prepare a will that meets your needs. We cater to our client’s unique needs because every client is different. We offer flexible payment plans, video conferencing if you cannot make it to our office, and consistent support and advice to any questions you may have.
Contact Us today to start drafting your will right away!
Other estate planning tools we offer include:
- Power of Attorney for Health Care: Appoints and agent (a proxy) to make personal and medical decisions on your behalf, should you become incapacitated.
- Power of Attorney for Finances or Property – Appoints an agent (a proxy) to manage your finances, should you become incapacitated.
- A Revocable Trust established by the grantor (its creator) during his or lifetime, with terms that can be amended (changed) or revoked (canceled) at any time during the grantor’s life.
- An Irrevocable Trust that cannot be amended or revoked by its grantor, either because of its terms or because the grantor has died.
- To ensure your estates’ privacy and to better define how you want your estate handled
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