Why Should I Have an Estate Plan?

Looking Ahead to the Future

Estate planning might not sound like a need you have immediately, but the truth is that anyone of any age can benefit from having an estate plan in place. While figuring out how you want your assets to be distributed might sound like a daunting task, the benefits of creating an estate plan far outweigh the risks of going forward without one.

Protect Your Family's Future

It's important to have an estate plan in place to protect your family's future. Without a plan, your loved ones could be left dealing with your death's financial and legal consequences. A properly drafted estate plan can help ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes and that your loved ones are taken care of financially after you are gone.

Ensure Your Wishes Are Upheld

When it comes to our final days, most of us want to ensure that our wishes are carried out. Without an estate plan in place, this can be difficult - if not impossible - to guarantee; an estate without a will gets distributed according to state guidelines, which may not match what you would want. By putting together an estate plan, you can rest assured knowing that your wishes will be upheld.

Provide Peace of Mind

When you put together an estate plan, you are doing more than just making sure your assets are distributed the way you want them to be. You are also providing your loved ones with a great sense of peace.

Knowing that everything is taken care of gives them one less thing to worry about during a difficult time. If something happens to you, they will know exactly what to do and how to carry out your wishes.

Ready to Put Together Your Estate Plan?

When you’re ready to begin, be sure to get in touch with the estate planning attorneys at Jeff Gilbert Law Office. Our team will review your situation and help you create an estate plan that meets your needs and protects your family’s best interests.

Learn more about estate planning or schedule your consultation by calling us at (979) 200-6556 or by visiting us online.