Questions about Phoenix estate planning and children often come up when couples have a child of their own. If that is your situation, then it’s likely that you haven’t yet considered why you would need an estate plan and how it could benefit your children’s future. Researching the topic of estate planning and children can give you some necessary information about what you need to know and how to answer challenging questions about what to do if you and/or your spouse happen to pass away before your minor child or children reach adulthood. Scary questions come up, such as ‘Who will care for my children if I die?’ so it is especially important now to reach out to Morris Hall PLLC to get answers to your questions and learn your options with regard to a will or a trust.
Morris Hall PLLC has extensive experience in the area of estate planning and children. Our attorneys focus on nothing but estate planning and serve the entire state of Arizona. We have many offices in the Phoenix and surrounding areas so that we are well-equipped to serve you and your family members.
Our skilled attorneys have been in business for over 50 years and we have been helping people throughout the Phoenix area since we started our estate planning law firm. We help families like yours on a daily basis with creating a trust that ensures your minor children are well cared for in the event that something happens to you and/or your spouse. Questions about your current estate plan are welcomed and if you need to update it, we can offer our guidance and support. If you don’t currently have an estate plan, there is no time like the present to get one created so that you can rest with the peace of mind that your family is protected. If you are a parent or are caring for minor children in the state of Arizona, the time is now to utilize our vast assortment of resources so that you can best plan for their future.
To reach our team of dedicated attorneys in the state of Arizona, you can call our toll-free number at (888) 222-1328 or fill out our contact form and we will help you with your Phoenix estate planning needs quickly and efficiently.
Estate Planning and Children: What You Should Consider
You are likely in good health right now and aren’t considering your own death or the death of your spouse (or both). It’s scary to think about the possibility of your young children going through life without their parents. If you have children, whether they’re younger or teenagers, it is important to give thought to their lives and what that would look like if you weren’t in the picture.
Estate planning is basically the same for most families, but with children, you should consider the following:
- Are there documents in place to dictate who will take care of your children if you pass away at a young age?
- Who will be their guardians if something happens?
- Are you in need of special needs planning for any of your children?
- Who will take care of your finances and other assets until your children reach adulthood?
- How will your assets be handled until your children reach adulthood so they’re safeguarded?
- Do your children’s grandparents have rights if you suffer an untimely death?
- Who will inherit what assets if the worst comes to pass?
Our Experienced Phoenix Estate Planning Lawyers
Morris Hall PLLC prides itself on being in business for over 50 years. We have the experience and resources needed to guide you on the path to creating an estate plan that will ensure your family and legacy is protected. Many things in our lives are out of our conteol and death happens to be one of them. Having an estate plan that is well thought out and executed is within your control. You can have a say in who takes care of your children if you become incapacitated – or worse.
An estate plan will ensure that your family is protected in the event of your passing or incapacitation. We hope that you live a long, healthy, and happy life, but having children is an occasion for planning for the worst – while expecting the best. You will gain peace of mind knowing that your children are taken care of.
There aren’t any generic answers for estate planning with children in Phoenix, so when you meet with our attorneys, they will listen to your specific situation and understand your needs. From there, an estate plan can be crafted so that your family is protected and your questions are answered. Being in business for over 50 years, we have likely heard every scenario and have accumulated many resources that can offer you the guidance and support you need to make the best possible decisions for your situation. It does not matter if you have accumulated vast wealth or have a modest estate – estate planning is for everyone – especially if you have children.
Estate planning is something that everyone needs and your estate plan will be tailored to your situation. If you already have an estate plan and have obtained more assets, had more children, or have gotten married, you will want to speak with our experienced Phoenix estate planning attorneys.
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