Estate planning is summed up best in the following manner:
“My property is my property. I want to maintain control of it while I’m alive. If I should become disabled, I want to take care of my family while maintaining autonomy over my estate. If I am unable to make these kinds of decisions, whether due to age or injury, I want to know that the members of my family will receive the care they need. I want to be able to give what I have to whoever I want, whenever I want, for whatever reason I deem necessary. Furthermore, when it comes to taxes, professional fees, and court costs, I want to save as much of my money as legally possible.”
Estate administration or Probate is a court-supervised process to accomplish the transfer of property from a deceased individual to either the decedent’s beneficiaries as identified in the decedent’s will, or to the decedent’s heirs if the decedent died without a will. Probate is the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person by resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person’s property according to a valid will
Estate planning law and administration includes practice areas such as:
If you are concerned about the future of your estate, the best course of action you can take to preserve your legacy is to find a qualified, experienced attorney you can trust. The guidance that you get when you partner with a lawyer that handles estate planning will give you peace of mind so you can stop worrying and start planning for your family’s future.
Gonzalez Law is founded on 40 years of providing quality, efficient, and personalized legal services, including estate planning services, to clients in need of them. We are not your average law firm. When we are working on your case, you are our top priority.
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