February 28, 2015

Estate Planning


Most people think that estate planning is something that only the elderly need to think about. If you have family members who depend on you, then the reality is that it’s never too early to start planning your estate. At the Foley Law Firm, PLLC, we’re here to help you make the right decisions for your estate and your family. No matter your age or health, our estate planning services in San Antonio, Texas are designed to offer you the peace of mind you deserve.

Estate Planning - familyFar too few people have their affairs in order and catastrophes often come without notice.  Everyone must be ready for unforeseen events through proper estate planning. A properly planned estate will decrease family squabbles and lead to a more succinct administration of your estate.  Do not leave your children holding the proverbial bag when it comes to your estate.  At the very minimum, every individual, especially those who are married, should have a:

  • Will;
  • Advanced Medical Directives (Living Will);
  • Medical Power of Attorney;
  • Durable Power of Attorney; and
  • HIPAA Release.


If you have children, it may also be appropriate to establish a trust which will provide for your children until they are responsible enough to manage their own affairs.  Additionally, executing a Declaration of Guardianship in Advance of Need will the possibility of the Court appointing an individual of your choosing to watch your children if something happens to you.

If you don’t properly plan your estate, then default distribution rules come into effect.  Often, these default rules are undesirable for a multitude of reasons. Please read the following blog post which gives you an example of what could happen without proper estate planning.  A signed, notarized, and witnessed will is essential to truly ensure that your assets go to the intended individual(s).  Give your family the peace of mind in knowing that you have your affairs taken care of by contacting the Foley Law Firm, PLLC today to set up a free thirty minute consultation.


When you work with us, you’ll get the help of a dedicated estate planning professional who will meet with you to discuss your finances, your goals, and your concerns. A representative from our team can help you plan for the future, however uncertain it may be. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and we’re eager to do whatever it takes to earn your trust.

Call us today for more information about our estate planning services or to schedule a free consultation.

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