Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Estate Planning Lawyer in Austin and Dripping Springs

The Law Offices of Warren & Lewis, PC.

Losing a loved one is arguably the most difficult experience anyone can go through. After a loss, many questions can be left unanswered, especially whether surviving family members will be provided for in the future. We often worry what will become of our loved ones in the event of our passing, especially our children, spouses, parents, and siblings. Life is full of uncertainties, but establishing a plan of security for your loved ones should never be a matter left up in the air.

It is important to understand that you have the ability to protect your assets and ensure the well-being of those you cherish. The goal of an estate planning attorney is to resolve all unanswered questions about the future of your estate and effectively provide a manner in which you can guarantee the stability and security of your loved ones after you’ve passed on.

At the Law Offices of Warren & Lewis, we aim to protect your loved ones from life’s uncertainties and ensure your legacy and estate remain in the hands of those you trust. Our goal is to give you peace of mind by helping you establish a plan of action that meets both your needs and those of your family. We assist you with financial planning, ensuring your assets and debts are squared away, help you realize short-term and long-term goals for your business and estate, and address all possible variables to uphold your estate planning goals.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Warren & Lewis are the estate planning lawyers you can turn to for assistance in navigating through the complex process of establishing a solid plan for your assets so the future handling of your property, finances, business, and even healthcare matters will be detailed according to your specific wishes.

Estate Planning and What it Means to You

While it may feel uncomfortable to initiate a conversation on this topic, estate planning is a matter that affects your entire family. Though many are under the assumption that their property and assets will be passed down to their next of kin quickly and smoothly, the reality is far from it. Several complications can arise following a disability or death that can leave those you love in a tragic predicament. An unwelcome relative, creditors or even the government may claim your assets, preventing those you truly cherish from having any semblance of financial security.

You have worked hard to build your career, your investments and your entire life as a whole, but in just one moment, your legacy can be marred. For these reasons, it is imperative to work with a skilled, knowledgeable and compassionate estate planning attorney who foresees your needs and who will ensure your goals are carried out according to your specifications, so you never have to worry about your estate falling in the hands of the wrong person.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Warren & Lewis will work with you on several matters and provide you with the tools you need to provide for your family after your passing, including assistance with:

  • Last Will and Testament
  • Living Wills
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Power of Attorney
  • Asset Protection and Wealth Transfer
  • Tax and IRS Matters
  • Trust Planning for the Next Generation
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Trust Planning to Optimize Wealth and Minimize Taxes 

Commitment to Your Needs and Goals

We understand that planning for the future can be a difficult topic to address. Our estate planning attorneys in Austin and Dripping Springs take pride in establishing a relationship of trust, first and foremost, with our clients and are committed to ensuring the execution of your wishes follows your specific desires. We care about your well-being and the well-being of your loved ones and work with you on an intimate level in order to address all your concerns and ensure a smooth transition of your assets to your loved ones.

With your goals in mind, our attorneys will structure a plan that covers all financial, tax, business, health, and personal matters. From the very first consultation, your attorney begins the process of planning for the future of your loved ones. She will begin with an initial discussion of your estate planning objectives and will provide you with a confidential analysis of your present and future assets, liabilities, income, and expenses. She will then detail all probable tax and probate ramifications, estimating future IRS complications, inheritance taxes, and even gift taxes so the best strategy for the execution of your estate transfer can be crafted.

After the plan has been established, your attorney will guide you through the actual process of transferring your assets, answering all your questions and ensuring you have no concerns so the provisions of your plan can be carried out as effectively as possible. Your attorney will also assists you with all paperwork and documentation, and counsel you and your family on the most practical and beneficial plan of action for the preservation and transfer of your estate to your beneficiaries.

In the event a dispute arises among your family members, you can rest easy knowing all issues and complications will be successfully handled with respect for you and your loved ones. Our firm also provides mediation services when necessary and will advocate for your wishes throughout all court  proceedings. 

Start Planning for Your Loved Ones Today

The decisions you make regarding your assets will have a direct impact on your loved ones and their present and future families for years to come. During the estate planning process, there are several matters you should take into account. Who will make decisions about your living arrangements and healthcare if you become disabled or unable to make decisions for yourself? Who will manage your assets for your beneficiaries? Who will inherit your assets and how will you ensure those assets do not end up in the hands of the wrong person?

There are many factors to consider, but with the experienced attorneys at the Law Office of Jessica M. Warren on your side, you can rest assured your goals will be addressed and carried out effectively. Contact the Law Office of Jessica M. Warren, PC today to schedule a consultation and ensure your estate planning matters are handled according to your exact specifications.

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