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Creating an estate plan is one of the most important things you’ll ever do for your family. When you work with our seasoned Texas City estate planning lawyer, we can help ensure that the people you love and the things that matter most to you are protected. Attorney Michelle E. Murphy can help you become prepared for the future! Call today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about what our firm can do to give you peace of mind.

What is an estate plan?

An estate plan is a collection of documents and information that determines how your estate will be distributed in the event of your passing or incapacitation. It is essentially a safety net for your beneficiaries, who are typically spouses, family, or close friends. It can determine what happens to your family or your business if something happens to you. Your estate plan is more than a will – it may include a trust, power of attorney, and other tools.

Who needs an estate plan?

Most people are under the impression that only wealthier people need an estate plan, but that is simply not true. If you don’t make the decisions about what happens to your children, business, and assets, the state of Texas will do it for you. Everyone who owns property, has sizable assets, or has income that others depend on them for should create an estate plan.

Why a Texas City estate planning lawyer is needed

An estate plan is a tool that gives people control of what is theirs. Many people, however, delay creating an estate plan because they’re in good health; they think that they can do it later in life, but later is never guaranteed. That is why you need an estate planner to help you create a prospective financial plan that safeguards your future! In the event that something does happen to you, don’t you want your loved ones to be able to mourn you properly as they move forward with their lives? If you don’t have an estate plan, the people you cherish most will be caught up in the midst of complicated legal processes like probate during an already difficult time. Probate is not only extremely time consuming, but expensive as well.

The lack of an estate plan may also create tension amongst family members and cause them to fight over who gets what when it comes to asset distribution. While you don’t plan on going anywhere anytime soon, taking the time now to work with a Texas City estate planning lawyer can save you and your family time and money down the road. 

What we can do for you

At the Law Office Michelle E. Murphy, we can help you prevent your assets from ending up in legal limbo. While many think that templates or legal advice found online is all they need to create their own estate plan, not working with an experienced estate planning lawyer can lead to additional extensive legal costs down the road. We are familiar with Texas’s most up to date estate planning laws, and we can help you understand all of your legal options to give you peace of mind about what will happen to your belongings and family. Our legal guidance can keep you from making mistakes that could create a huge headache for your loved ones during an overwhelming time. 

Don’t let creating a proper, legal estate plan fall short on your list of priorities. Call the Law Office of Michelle E. Murphy to schedule a free consultation with a Texas City estate planning lawyer who has the capacity to understand your unique situation, answer your questions, and help you handle the paperwork and other complicated estate planning processes. Michelle will take care of everything for you, so you can focus on now, knowing your family’s future will be protected down the road. She has over 20 years of experience with estate planning. Let her bring you peace today! Call now. 

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Ms. Murphy made sure to use all of her resources and did everything legally possible to help me. She fought harder than other lawyers out there and found ways to make everything work in my favor. I really appreciate how she helped me and made me feel at ease under the worst circumstances. I recommend her highly.


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