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Last updated on September 28, 2021

It is never too early to start thinking about your end-of-life plans, even if you are in good health and are not a senior citizen. By taking action early to create an estate plan, you can set up your family for financial security in the event of your incapacitation or death. When you are ready to get your affairs in order, our team is ready to help.

We are Legacy Estates & Trusts, PLLC. We serve clients throughout Arkansas with all manner of estate planning, probate and estate administration concerns. Our multigenerational approach from our team of attorneys has earned us a reputation for skill and compassion in everything we do.

What Should My Estate Plan Have?

Your personal and financial situation is unique. Granted, there are a few documents that every good estate plan should have. These include:

  • Last will and testament: This identifies which assets should go to which beneficiary.
  • Beneficiary designations: A beneficiary is someone who receives your assets and property after you die.
  • Power of attorney: If you become incapacitated a power of attorney allows someone else to make legal decisions on your behalf.
  • Living will: This document informs medical staff of your wishes regarding your end-of-life care. People also refer to them as advanced health care directives.
  • Trust: You can use trusts to hold money or other assets before it passes to a beneficiary. They are helpful tools to avoid probate.

Our team of lawyers can explain how these documents apply to your particular circumstances. We can then tailor them to suit you and your family’s needs.

Take The First Step To Protect Your Family’s Future

Do not wait until it is too late to create a legally sound estate plan. Work with us at Legacy Estates & Trusts, PLLC, today to draft the documents that will protect them tomorrow. To schedule an initial consultation with us, please call our Cabot office at 501-588-4590 or send us an email.