Pearland Wills Attorney
We Draft and Review Customized Wills in Pearland, Texas
At Cordoba Law Firm, PLLC, our Pearland attorneys are compassionate, experienced, and attentive advocates for people and families. Our law firm helps clients find peace and security through proper planning. If you have any questions about creating or revising a will in Texas, we are here as a legal resource that you can trust. For a strictly private, no-commitment initial consultation with a top Texas estate planning lawyer, please do not hesitate to contact our Pearland law office today.
A Will is an Essential Part of an Estate Plan
A will is an essential part of an estate plan. Every adult in Pearland, TX, should have a personalized will in place that clearly outlines their last and final wishes. Creating a well-crafted will offers several benefits and ensures that your intentions are carried out. Advantages include:
- Control Over Asset Distribution: A will allows you to designate specific beneficiaries for your property, investments, and personal belongings. Without a will, you lose control.
- Guardianship of Minor Children: In a will, you can appoint a trusted guardian to care for your minor children, ensuring their wellbeing and providing you peace of mind.
- Executor Appointment: A will allows you to choose an executor who will be responsible for managing your estate and ensuring that your wishes are carried out.
- Reduced Family Conflict: By clearly outlining your wishes in a will, you can help prevent disagreements and potential legal battles among family members.
An Overview of the Requirements for a Will in Texas
To be legally valid in Texas, a will must meet certain legal requirements. Our Pearland estate planning lawyers ensure that our clients have legally compliant wills that effectively protect their rights and achieve their goals. Here are the key requirements to form a valid will in Texas:
- Age: The testator—the person creating the will—must be at least 18 years old.
- Mental Capacity: The testator must have the mental capacity to understand the nature of their assets, the identity of their beneficiaries, and the implications of creating a will.
- Written Document: The will should be in writing, either typed or handwritten. As of 2017, oral wills are no longer valid in Texas.
- Signature: The testator must sign the will, or someone else may sign on their behalf if they are physically unable to do so and under their direction.
Why Choose Cordoba Law Firm for Will Planning in Pearland, TX
A will should always be crafted to meet your individual needs and goals. At Cordoba Law Firm, PLLC, we are devoted to helping clients put the will—and comprehensive estate plan—in place that is best suited for their situation. Among other things, our Pearland estate planning lawyer can;
- Listen to your story and answer your questions about wills;
- Help you draft a customized, legally compliant will; and
- Develop a well-rounded estate plan to protect your rights and interests.
Get Help From Our Pearland Wills Attorney Today
At Cordoba Law Firm, PLLC, our Pearland estate planning lawyer has extensive experience helping clients put the right will in place. If you have any questions or concerns about will planning, we are here to help. Contact us now for a completely confidential consultation. From our Pearland office, we draft and review wills in Brazoria County, Harris County, and Fort Bend County.