Will Attorneys in Oklahoma City
Helping You Plan for the Future
A will is a legal document that explicitly states your wishes regarding how you would like your assets and property handled in the aftermath of your death. It will be difficult enough for your loved ones to cope with losing you, so creating this crucial document can help reduce their burdens. At Simmons & Associates in Oklahoma City, our estate planning team has the experience and skill necessary to assist you in creating an effective will.
Get started on safeguarding your family’s future by reaching out to our law office today at (855) 973-8877 to set up a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.
Why You Need a Will
People often think that a will is for the wealthy, but the fact is that anyone can benefit from having a will, regardless of their assets and property. Moreover, even if you are still young and healthy, you never know what the future holds, so putting this important safeguard in place for your loved ones can spare them the difficulties of determining how your assets should be distributed.
Here are some other important reasons why you may need a will:
- If there is someone in your family whom you do not want to inherit, you can express this in your will.
- If you have minor children and their other parent is already deceased, you can identify who will care for them. Otherwise, the court will assign a guardian.
- You can give charitable donations and gifts, effectively offsetting estate taxes.
- Your beneficiaries will access your assets faster and with fewer obstacles.
If you die without a will, or intestate, the state will oversee the distribution of your assets, which generally adheres to a very specific formula. Dying intestate can potentially have serious tax consequences as well, which can further burden your loved ones during this overwhelming experience.
Reach Out to Our Experienced Estate Planning Team and Get Started on Creating a Will!
No one knows when their last day may be, but that does not mean we cannot be prepared for it. With a will, you can ensure your assets are distributed as you wish, sparing your loved ones any unnecessary challenges in court. At Simmons & Associates in Oklahoma City, our estate planning team will work with you to create a will that addresses your needs and goals. You can rely on our knowledgeable legal advice to ensure you are prepared for whatever the future may hold.
Call our legal team today at (855) 973-8877 to set up an initial consultation with one of our experienced attorneys to get started.
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