Wills & Estate Planning

 Five Estate Planning Documents Every Adult in Texas Need

  1. Last Will and Testament: Distributes your assets according to your wishes and used to appoint a guardian and establish a trust.
  2. ‚ÄčStatutory Durable Power of Attorney: Appoints an agent to manage your finances
  3. Medical Power of Attorney: Appoints an agent to make healthcare decisions if you become incapacitated.
  4. HIPAA Authorization: Authorizes access for your agent to your medical information
  5. Directive to Physicians: Instructs physicians whether to use artificial means methods

Ensuring your wishes and is your will

To make a valid Will in Texas, you must have legal capacity, testamentary capacity, testamentary intent and certain formalities must be followed. If a Will does not meet all of the requirements set forth by the statutes, it will be declared invalid, meaning that your estate could be distributed according to a statutory formula rather than the way you would have preferred.

Dying without a Will

The Complexities of Texas Intestate Laws Without a will you have no choice as to who will administer your estate, who will be the guardian of your minor children or the custodian of the estate of your minor children, or who will receive your property in what proportions or when.

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