A well-planned and thought-out will can protect your family in the event something happens to you. It can ensure that your requests are fulfilled and your property, finances or anything of sentimental value is handled according to your wishes. What you don’t know about the planning process could hurt your family in the long run.
The best way to handle your estate is to plan in advance. Having a probate lawyer prepare a will can prove to be invaluable because it will assure that upon your death, your assets are distributed as you have instructed in your will. You don’t want a family member to say, “There is no will,” because the next question will usually be, “What are we going to do?” Family members will be forced to make decisions based on what they believe are your wishes. Having a will in place can alleviate your family from guessing.
A specialty lawyer such as a probate attorney specializes in wills and can assist you in making sure the most important aspects of your will are completed properly.
The laws concerning wills can be complicated and each situation is unique. It’s best to seek legal advice to complete the process. This will ensure there are no mistakes in your estate planning and everything is in order. A lawyer can give you clear direction and advise you properly to assist you in making the right decisions for you and your family.
Looking to create a will? Contact Stanley Plappert today to get started. If you live in the Ocala area, you can schedule a consultation for no charge through our contact form or by calling our number. Other legal services we offer include: Legal services include: probate, estate planning (last will and testament, trusts, living will, medical power of attorney, power of attorney), and real estate.
Stanley Plappert is a life-long resident of Ocala/Marion County Florida.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and received his
law degree from The University of Florida College of Law in 1990. Read More
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