Estate Planning Services in Jacksonville
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Have you taken the time to start planning for your family’s future? If not, our dedicated lawyers at Weldon Law Group, PLLC is here to help you draft a comprehensive estate plan that protects the best interests of you and your loved ones. Our goal is to make sure your assets and valuables are transferred to your intended beneficiaries when you pass away, which is why we will use our extensive resources and knowledge of the law to provide you with the top-notch representation you deserve.
Why Do I Need an Estate Plan?
If you don’t have an estate plan in place when you die, your final wishes might be ignored and all of your property and assets may end up going to the wrong people. However, if you create a detailed estate plan, you can feel confident knowing that your loved ones will be able to obtain everything you left behind for them.
What Do I Need to Include in My Estate Plan?
There are various legal documents and directives that you need to include in your estate plan to ensure your assets and property are properly distributed to your beneficiaries. An experienced estate planning lawyer can help you with the following:
- Draft a will
- Form and administer trusts
- Designate powers of attorney
- Name a healthcare surrogate
- Establish guardianship for minor children
- Set aside funds for funeral arrangements
- Prepare your estate for probate
- Gift money to a charity
Do you own a business in Jacksonville? If so, we can address your business matters in your estate plan so that your company is passed down or distributed amongst your heirs. Our legal team is here to guide you through all of your options so you can make smart business decisions.
What Is a Living Will?
You need to create a living will that states your wishes if were to become incapacitated or seriously ill. A living will specifies medical and other important directives that your representative must adhere to while you are unable to communicate your wishes.
What If I Die Without a Will?
It is important to have a signed will at the time of your death, otherwise, your assets and property will have to go through probate, which means your belongings will be distributed by the state. Without a valid will, your final wishes will not be taken into account.
We Can Update Your Existing Estate Plan
Whether it’s the birth of a new baby or the death of an elder, there are many major life events that will require you to review and update your existing estate plan. If you are going through a divorce or are in the middle of a real estate deal, you need to have an attorney on your side who can keep up with the major changes in your life so that your estate plan reflects your current wishes.
Schedule a Consultation with Our Legal Team
We often see clients who don’t actually realize the many ways an estate plan can benefit them. But with help from our seasoned lawyers at Weldon Law Group, PLLC, you can avoid the stress of not having a plan in place. If you are ready to get started drafting your personalized estate plan, then get in touch with us today so we can make a strong plan that protects your future.
To schedule your case consultation, call (904) 712-2556 today to speak to a member of our legal team.
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