Most people don’t look forward to estate planning. Instead, they want to make the right decisions today so that they’re protected tomorrow. If this sounds familiar, you must consult with an estate planning attorney.
If you don’t consult with an attorney, one of two things will happen:
- You’ll continually put off estate planning
- You’ll attempt to get by with DIY estate planning
Either way, you’re inviting trouble. However, when you sit down with an attorney, you position yourself for success. Here are some of the many benefits of seeking professional guidance:
- Knowledge: It’s safe to assume that your estate planning knowledge is limited, but this isn’t the case with an experienced professional. They know the ins and outs of estate planning and how to ensure that you make the right decisions.
- Someone to answer your questions: With their knowledge, an estate planning attorney can answer any question you have for them. Should I choose a will or trust? What’s incapacity planning? How do you create a pet trust? These types of questions, among many others, can be quickly and accurately answered by an attorney.
- Long-term assistance: Estate planning isn’t something you do once and forget about. It’s something that requires your attention over the duration of your life. A good relationship with an attorney will benefit you for many years to come. You always have someone to turn to with your questions or if you need to alter your estate plan.
These are among the top reasons to consult with an estate planning attorney, but once you have an initial conversation you’ll realize that it’s just the start.
If you’re ready to move forward, contact our law firm online or via phone at (817) 899-3286. Our entire team is available to provide you with personalized service.