It is never too early to get started with your estate planning, but it can become too late.
From the moment you have assets and/or dependents, estate planning is something that you should be considering. This is true so that if something were to happen to you, your loved ones are not dealing with wondering what you want done or getting tangled in a messy legal battle over your assets. They will be dealing with the grief of your passing, which is enough to contend with. At Fleischer Law Office, PLLC, we can assist you with estate planning whether you haven’t yet had any documents prepared or you need to make changes to them as your situation changes throughout your life.
There are various things to be considered during estate planning and with our experience and desire to assist you, it won’t be the arduous task that you might fear. We’ll walk you through the process of selecting a responsible administer, listing your assets, liabilities, and heirs, and drafting a will that outlines your final wishes. We can also go over other important documents, such as a living will, general power of attorney, and medical power of attorney.
There is only one challenge to estate planning, namely avoiding procrastination in getting it done. Failure to do so, however, could result in hardships for your loved ones. Let us help you get this important task off your to-do list so that you can have peace of mind that your family will be able to grieve without worrying about your estate. Call our Hickory, North Carolina office today to schedule a consultation to get started.
Common Questions About Estate Planning
Planning for the unexpected is part of life. If you have yet to create your estate plan or you need help revising a current one, we have answered a few common questions our law firm receives about estate planning down below.
What is an estate plan?
Estate planning is the process of planning how you want to distribute your assets after you pass away. It also incorporates plans for end-of-life care and documents outlining how to handle your affairs in the event that you became incapacitated.
When should I create an estate plan?
It is never too early or too late to create an estate plan. However, we recommend starting your estate plan when you begin to accumulate assets or after you have your first child.
What does the estate planning process look like?
The estate planning process is unique for every individual. We may recommend a simple will and trust or more complex estate planning documents, depending on your situation, assets, and preferences.
Why should I work with your firm?
We have extensive experience helping our clients plan their estates and updating them as their lives develop. On top of this experience, you can trust us to recommend options and solutions that complement what you need and want out of your estate plan.
How do I get started?
Your first step should involve setting up an estate planning consultation with our law firm. During this meeting, we will talk to you about your estate planning needs and how we can meet them with our legal services.