Planning for what will happen to your children in the event of your passing is a critical part of your estate plan. If you have kids, it is essential that you have incorporated them into your estate plan, including the possibility of a guardian. While guardianship is often used for special needs individuals or the elderly, it is also a vital step to ensuring your children would be cared for should you become ill or pass away unexpectedly.
We can assist you in creating an estate plan that provides for your children. Our estate planning attorneys know all of the tools which can be used to prepare for tragedy as well as the inevitable.
One of the concerns we hear frequently is what will happen to my children if I die or become so ill I can no longer care for them. Our goal is to help you achieve peace of mind that your wishes for your children's care are incorporated into your estate plan, and there will be no room for error. We can help you understand the steps which are necessary to appoint a guardian to take over custody when you pass away.
The process to appoint a guardian can be complicated, since you are giving over financial, physical, and mental responsibility for your children in the event of your death. If you fail to appoint a guardian, and you were to die unexpectedly, it would be up to the court to choose a guardian.
Contact our office now at (214) 741-2662 (214) 741-2662 to set up a case consultation with a guardianship attorney.