Melissa Estate Planning & Probate Lawyer
Get the Legal Assistance You Need to Protect Your Family
Have you considered how your loved ones would be protected without you around? Estate planning can be an emotionally difficult topic to approach, but investing time in plans for a sudden or foreseeable future can minimize the difficulties your loved ones will have to face.
We at Willingham & Galvan can help anyone create a comprehensive estate plan that ensures their assets and property can benefit their family for the next generation. With a plan prepared by our attorney, you can feel more confident about uncertain times for your loved ones. We’ll work together to craft a personalized strategy that accounts for any goals you may have for your estate.
If you are someone dealing with probate matters concerning a loved one’s estate, Willingham & Galvan can also help. We represent executors and interested parties during probate to assist with estate administration matters and any dispute that may arise during the process.
For more information about what our estate planning and probate attorney in Melissa can do for you, contact Willingham & Galvan online or call (214) 499-9647.
Estate Planning Services
If you were to unexpectedly pass away, would you have an estate plan in place that protects your loved ones as much as possible? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. Many people have very basic estate plans in place, and many more have none at all.
Estate planning isn’t just for elders, very wealthy individuals, or those with health concerns – everyone should have a comprehensive plan in place, and there’s no better time to plan yours than right now.
Estate planning can be a daunting and difficult thing to consider, but we can simplify the process to help you build a comprehensive plan that encapsulates issues such as the following:
- Blended Families
- Living Trusts
- Revocable Trusts
- Gun Trusts
- Posterity Planning
- Transfer on Death Deed
- Lady Bird Deed
- Complex Estate Plans
- International Estate Planning
If your estate planning needs include any of these or another kind of matter, please reach out to Willingham & Galvan and learn more about what we can do for you. Our estate planning and probate attorney in Melissa can explain options that may be available to you and how you can establish a plan that ensures your loved ones can be protected in the future.
Probate & Estate Administration Services
If you are challenged with the legal and financial affairs of a family member’s estate during probate, turn to Willingham & Galvan for help. We understand that dealing with a loved one’s passing is an already emotionally difficult time to endure. Don’t make things harder on yourself than they have to be.
Our attorney can represent executors involved in disputes concerning a loved one’s estate and provide them with estate administration services and support. If you are named as the executor in someone’s will, you a fiduciary who is tasked with carrying out several important duties.
Some of these duties include the following:
- Initiating probate proceedings with the court
- Notifying heirs and the deceased’s creditors
- Taking inventory of the estate’s assets and property
- Paying valid claims submitted by creditors
- Preparing a final tax return and paying the resulting tax bill
- Distributing any remaining property in the estate to heirs according to the deceased’s wishes
Any errors made during probate could present liability risks for the executor. This is why anyone granted this role should seek an attorney’s oversight and assistance for legal protection. If you are an heir or interested party to someone’s estate and need to take legal action, we can also represent your interests should a dispute arise.
Probate can be costly and time-consuming for families who are already challenged by their grief. Careful estate planning, however, can help you avoid probate. Consult with our attorney at Willingham & Galvan to learn more about options to help your estate bypass probate.
Consider Choosing Willingham & Galvan
It’s not always easy to know who can provide the legal assistance you need to build the estate plan you need or handle a probate case. Experience, however, matters. Our attorney at Willingham & Galvan has nearly a decade’s worth of experience and has what it takes to respond to your needs with effective legal service.
We have already accomplished the following in nearly 10 years of service:
- Helped more than 2,000 clients in Texas
- Drafted more than 4,000 wills
- Created more than 1,000 trusts
- Handled more than 200 probate cases
If you want to find out how Willingham & Galvan can meet your needs, get in touch with our probate and estate planning attorney in Melissa. When you do, schedule a consultation and to tell us more about your need for legal assistance. Then, hear from us about what we can do to support your goals.
Reach out to us to schedule your initial consultation by submitting an online contact form or by calling (214) 499-9647.
“Every experience has been outstanding!”- Sheldon C.
“They were so unbelievably helpful and kind after my father passed.”- Dani P.
“Professional, knowledgeable, and efficient service.”- Tana Gleim