Hays County Trusts Attorney
Helping You Plan for the Future
Although no one knows exactly what the future holds, we all know that none of us will live forever. If you wish to leave your possessions to your loved ones and would like to spare them having to go through the probate process, a trust can help you accomplish this. At The Law Office of Milena Christopher in Hays County, our Estate Planning Team will work with you to create a trust that effectively protects your loved ones and ensures your wishes are respected in the aftermath of your passing.
If you are looking for help creating a trust in Hays, Travis, or Blanco counties call us today at (512) 858-8253. Set up an initial consultation with an experienced member of our legal team to learn more about your options.
What are the Benefits of Creating a Trust?
In some ways, a trust is much like a will since you can state your wishes regarding who will receive your assets and property after you pass. However, in many other ways a trust is different.
When you create a trust, you can:
- Keep your beneficiaries from paying court fees and estate taxes
- Protect your assets and property from loss through divorce or from creditors your beneficiaries might have
- Keep your beneficiaries from enduring a lengthy probate process
- Direct where remaining assets should go if a beneficiary passes away
One of the biggest draws of creating a trust is that it will allow your assets to pass on to your beneficiaries privately and rapidly. The probate process can be lengthy and become a headache for your beneficiaries and, ultimately, a judge will have a final say on who receives which assets. A trust will allow your loved ones to avoid this entire ordeal. It is hard enough to lose someone you love, so sparing your beneficiaries any unnecessary stress or unwanted scrutiny is something you should consider.
Our Estate Planning Team will work with you to create a trust that not only controls who receives your assets, but how they are paid out. You can even choose which trustees will carry out the wishes directed in a trust fund. Whatever your needs or goals may be, our team can guide you through it.
Schedule a Consultation to Speak to a Knowledgeable Estate Planning Attorney Today
You cannot take your assets with you after your death, so it is crucial to take the proper steps to ensure they are properly distributed to your loved ones in the aftermath of your passing. At The Law Office of Milena Christopher in Hays County, we will provide the guidance you need create an effective trust that will ensure your loved ones are cared for after your death.
Reach out to our law office today at (512) 858-8253 to set up an initial consultation with a member of our Estate Planning Team.
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