Estate Planning

Estate Planning & Probate

Legal Guidance from an Irving Estate Attorney

Thinking about end-of-life plans is often a frightening proposition. However, it is important that you, your family, and your assets are protected after you or a loved one has passed. Probate can be a long and expensive process, but if you have the right legal plans in place early on, you can help your family avoid most of the legal stress associated with death.

Contact J. Roland Jeter, P.C. to discuss your estate planning needs.

Protect Yourself & Your Family

An estate plan is put in place to safeguard some or all of your personal property or real estate, as well as planning for your family's future. A well-crafted estate plan can help protect your assets when you pass away or are no longer able to care for yourself. They also create an opportunity to formally state wishes regarding healthcare decisions, and to appoint proxies for making difficult health and financial choices.

J. Roland Jeter, P.C. can help with the following estate planning services:

Navigating the Probate Process

When a family member or a loved one passes away without an estate plan, you may be facing the prospect of probate or estate administration. Disputes over property division, large estates, and multiple or missing beneficiaries can create issues that may draw out the process.

Though the probate process is simpler in Texas than in the outer states, if you are dealing with the loss of a loved one, the last thing you need is more stress when you should be focused on grieving. J. Roland Jeter, P.C. can help you settle your probate case as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Call (973) 330-4050 When You Need Help

Whether you are looking to draft a will or trust or have questions after a family member has died, Roland Jeter can help guide you through the legal aspects of planning for your future. He can assist you in this delicate area, making sure that you understand everything about your situation.

Call today for a consultation if you have questions or concerns.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the importance of having an estate plan in Irving?

An estate plan is crucial for protecting your personal property, real estate, and ensuring your family's future in Irving. It allows you to formally state your healthcare wishes, appoint proxies for health and financial decisions, and safeguard your assets for when you are no longer able to care for yourself or after you pass away. Having an estate plan can also help your family avoid the legal stress associated with probate, making it an essential step in securing your legacy and providing peace of mind.

What are the benefits of creating a will or trust in Texas?

Creating a will or trust in Texas provides numerous benefits, including the ability to control the distribution of your assets, minimize potential disputes among beneficiaries, and potentially reduce or eliminate the need for probate. Trusts can also offer privacy and tax advantages, while wills can appoint guardians for minor children. Both legal instruments are key components of a comprehensive estate plan, ensuring your wishes are honored and your loved ones are cared for according to your preferences.

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