No one wants to think about doing an estate plan. However, most everyone knows they need an estate plan. If you are contemplating taking that step and doing some planning, we can guide you through the process and make it as painless as possible. We have experience in many different issues related to estate planning, and we will be able to assist you in all of the following ways:
Basic Estate Planning
Everyone needs a basic estate plan. A simple estate plan usually includes several core estate planning, documents. In our opinion, everyone needs a will, a power of attorney to manage assets, a medical power of attorney to manage health care, an advance directive to physicians (also known as a living will), and a HIPAA release to authorize disclosure of medical information.
Advanced Estate Planning
Many clients can benefit from advanced estate planning tools to minimize probate expenses, increase privacy, and minimize estate taxation on death. Some tools that we use including revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, life insurance trusts, and grantor-retained annuity trust.
If you become incapacitated, it is imperative that you have an agent that is empowered to make financial and medical decisions on your behalf. A well drafted power of attorney for asset management and an updated health care directive is vital to your financial and personal well-being should you become incapacitated. We can help you prepare these documents so that they properly reflect your wishes.
Firearm trusts are the best way to acquire firearms regulated by the National Firearms Act.
Probate and Estate Administration
If property passes through a Will or if a person dies without a Will, then most estates must go through the court system. When there is a will, we call that a probate administration. When there is no will, we call an estate administration. The attorneys at Willi Law Firm, P.C., handle probate and estate administrations in the central Texas area including Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Blanco County, Burnet County, and Caldwell County.
Probate and Estate Litigation
Sometimes everyone does not agree. Is that an understatement for your family? In our experience, even the most level-headed persons can lose perspective when dealing with the loss of a family member. At Willi Law Firm, P.C., we make every attempt to help our clients work out disputes with family members. But when disputes cannot be resolved, we are ready to pursue all remedies. We handle probate and estate litigation in the central Texas area including Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Blanco County, Burnet County, and Caldwell County.
We believe each family is unique and that your family dynamics and personal circumstances should be carefully considered when designing your plan.
Our goal is to understand your concerns, your goals, and your family’s needs. Our caring and compassionate approach to these important matters will allow you to comfortably explore your options and make informed decisions.
To provide quality and personalized estate plans which provide families the levels of protection which meet their individual needs. We consistently strive to maintain a highest levels of customer service by remaining attentive to your needs.
We are committed to putting our clients first. Our law firm realizes that clients are entrusting us with matters that are most important to them.
Let us help your family. Please feel free to contact us for a free consultation.
Willi Law Firm, P.C.
5920 W. William Cannon Dr.
Bldg. 6, Ste. 100
Austin, TX 78749
Main: (512) 288-3200
Facsimile: (512) 277-6010
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The attorneys at Willi Law Firm are your Austin, Texas resource for estate planning, wills, living trusts, firearms trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, probate and estate administration, trust administration, special needs trusts, disability planning, Medicaid applications and qualification, long-term care planning, elder law, Medicaid crisis planning, charitable planning, estate tax planning, business and corporate planning, business succession and sales, and asset protection.
Willi Law Firm proudly serves Central Texas individuals and families in the following counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Travis, and Williamson, and in the following communities: Austin, Bastrop, Belton, Brushy Creek, Buda, Burnet, Cedar Park, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, Elgin, Georgetown, Hutto, Jollyville, Kyle, Lakeway, Lago Vista, Lampasas, Leander, Lockhart, Luling, Manchaca, Manor, Marble Falls, New Braunfels, Oak Hill, Pfugerville, Rollingwood, Round Rock, San Marcos, Seguin, Shady Hollow, Spicewood, Taylor, Temple, Wells Branch, Westlake, Windemere, and Wimberley.