Last Will Attorney
Our will attorney can create an estate plan tailored to your specific needs. Whether you have a simple or complex estate, we can design a plan that caters to you. A Last Will and Testament is one of many ways we can create a strong legal foundation for you to protect yourself and your family.
It is never too early to prepare for the future. In order to make sure your wishes are carried out and your family is taken care of after you die or in the event that you become disabled or incapacitated, it is necessary to create an estate plan. Writing a will can be the first step in preparing an estate plan. While most people know that they need to set up their last will and testament before they die, they do not see it as something that needs to be done immediately. This is a mistake. Your will plays a vital role in fulfilling your wishes when you pass. It includes instructions for how you want your assets distributed but a will does not bypass the probate courts. Contact Atlas Law, PLC to learn more about making a will that is right for you.
What is a Will
What is a will? A will, or last will and testament, is a legal document that allows a person, referred to as the testator, to make decisions on how his or her probate estate will be managed and distributed after his death. A last will and testament is ordinarily administered through probate court. A will works much different than a living trust. Our attorney can help you understand the difference between a will and a trust.
Setting up a Will
Preparing a will is a very important part of an estate plan. Estate planning attorneys use wills as a tool for you to control the distribution of your probate estate. You may have a simple will or a complex will. If you pass away without a will your estate is referred to as an intestate estate. In an intestate estate, or an estate without a will, your property will be distributed by the probate court as required by the state intestacy laws. This distribution can be different than what you want. Writing a will can ensure your estate is distributed in accordance with your wishes. Making a will can also lower the costs of the probate process. Our estate planning attorney at Atlas Law, PLC can show you how to write a will that is tailored to your specific needs.
Michigan Estate Planning Lawyer
At Atlas Law, PLC our will lawyer takes estate planning very seriously. We believe that each client should receive a complete estate plan. As such, when we prepare last will and testament we generally also prepare a living will, durable power of attorney, medical power of attorney and pour over will.
Atlas Law, PLC can assist you in writing a will or creating a will to best suit you needs. We have exceptional resources in helping you determine and address your estate planning needs. Should you require legal assistance in probate, estate or trust administration, or litigation, we can help you with that too.
Last Will and Testament Attorney
Our will lawyer serves all of Wayne County, Oakland County, and Washtenaw County. He can write a will and prepare an estate plan to express your wishes regarding your person and your property, and he can help assure that those wishes are honored by assisting, as necessary, in the administration of your plan.
We offer free consultations and flexible appointments to meet your needs, including weekends and after hours appointments.
We will even come to you!
To learn more about your options, call our Michigan lawyer at (248) 773-5555.