The foundation of your estate plan begins with a Will package. The following are the documents are included in the package:
1. Last Will and Testament
2. Statutory Durable Power of Attorney
3. Durable Power of Attorney
4. Directive to Physician (Living Will)
5. Designation of Guardian
6. Designation of Guardian for your Minor Children
7. HIPAA Authorization
After you have met with an estate planning attorney and the attorney has drawn the documents, you will want to review them every year to make sure they still reflect your wishes. As your life and family changes, you may want to review your plans and perhaps change them. We also advise that you have an attorney look over the documents to be sure they are still compatible with any changes in federal law.
Do You Need The Guidance Of An Experienced Estate Planning Attorney?
If you find yourself thinking more and more about how to preserve your assets for your family you should speak with an experienced estate planning attorney as soon as possible. Contact us online or call our Dallas office directly at 214.559.7202.