Houston Estate Planning Lawyer

Let Our Experienced Attorney Safeguard Your Future

When you have worked all your life to earn a substantial amount of assets, it's only natural to want to protect them. As you gather more, you may start to wonder what will happen to them after you are gone, how they can help your loved ones in the future, and how best to arrange them.

The laws surrounding estate planning and finance are numerous and complicated, and if not followed correctly, can undermine everything you've worked so hard for. Having an experienced Houston estate planning lawyer on your side can prove invaluable. At the Law Office of Kathryn Marteeny, we are well-versed in designing successful estate plans and helping clients navigate the complex process of probate and other financial obstacles.

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If you need personalized attention to help deal with your estate planning issue, contact us today!

What Are the Benefits of Estate Planning?

Any individual, regardless of the exact amount of wealth and assets you have, can benefit from estate planning. It helps keep your wealth within your family, away from expensive taxes, and ensure that your assets are distributed in the desired way. If you don't have a will, your family or the state may end up deciding who is entitled to your assets, and much will go to taxes. In addition, your estate planning lawyer will continue to act on your behalf after you've passed on, to ensure your estate plan is carried out properly.

Why Would You Need to Set Up a Living Will?

A living will is a document put in place while the author of the will is alive in order to specify medical directions in the event that the author cannot speak for themselves. For example, a living will might include an order to not resuscitate if they become terminally ill or end up in a coma. An estate planning attorney from our firm can help you specify exactly which decisions to make and what to include in a living will, should something like this ever happen to you or your loved one.

How Our Lawyers Can Help

With over 30 years of experience in estate planning, our attorneys can not only help you figure out which plan is best for your situation, but they can help you take charge of your future. Everyone's life is different. Our attorneys understand that you need estate plan crafted to your unique situation.

When you get started with a case evaluation, we can start to design a unique solution for you. We give each of our clients personalized attention, being certain that all their needs are heard and addressed. If you are unsure if estate planning is right for you at this stage in your life, we welcome any questions that you might have. It is common to be unaware that you needed to take any precautions at all, but more often than not people are very glad they asked. Having a well-built estate can be an extremely financially sound choice.

Call (713) 936-2300 today to get in touch with a Houston estate planning lawyer who can explain everything!

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