With 2015 in full swing, now is a great time to think about your estate plan and whether it needs to be reviewed or amended. If you don’t have an estate plan in place, it’s a great time to think about how you might benefit from an estate plan and how your loved ones may be affected if you die or become incapacitated without an estate plan in place. If it’s been more than a few years since you last looked at your estate planning documents, you should review them to ensure that they are still in line with your current goals and objectives. This is especially true if you have had any major life events recently, such as the death of a family member, a divorce or marriage, or a relocation to another state. Regardless of your situation, here are some of the documents you should consider executing as part of your Houston estate plan, along with some things to think about:
Depending on your specific circumstances, there may need to be other documents included in your estate plan. You should speak with a qualified Texas estate planning attorney in order to determine the best fit for your needs.