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Will Lawyer in Waxahachie, TX

Prepare yourself and protect your loved ones against undue legal trouble by preparing a will. Tom E. Smalley, Attorney At Law, is an estate attorney with the expertise to set up your estate according to your wishes. No matter your age, every adult should have a will in place, health care directives made clear, and a power of attorney assigned. Without tending to these details, your loved ones, including your children, may spend a considerable amount of time fighting in probate court. Eliminate any of the unknown with the help of our will lawyer in Waxahachie, TX.


Estate Lawyer Helps with Probate Court

After the death of a loved one, getting tied up in probate court is extremely time-consuming and frustrating. Don't take on probate all on your own when you can work with our estate lawyer to represent your needs. If the person that has passed away did not leave a will behind, we keep your perspective in the forefront of the judge's mind. We always work efficiently and affordably.


Will Modification from Our Estate Attorney

Recent changes in your life may require you to make a minor or significant change to your will. Usually, with a quick one-on-one appointment, our estate attorney adapts your will to reflect the changes you need. We are available to give you advice based on your individual situation.

There are many variations in estate law that meet the most unique family needs. Your will can be as specific or as broad as you want, depending on your preferences. If you are considering a change, our estate attorney will let you know how to best implement that change according to the laws of probate court and estate law.

Drafting Your Will with an Estate Lawyer in Waxahachie, TX

Planning for the future of your family is essential. With a will drafted by our estate lawyer in Waxahachie, TX, you are ensuring that they are protected from undue hardship and legal troubles. We work closely with you to ensure your will meets your specific family situation and that your assets and estate are disbursed according to your wishes.

When you plan your will and estate, our team works to explain all of the details required for the document. With our assistance, your estate stays in the control of your family and is protected from third-party influences. Reach out to our firm to learn more about drafting your will and let our team help you with the details.


Estate Planning for Peace of Mind

When you prepare your estate for the future, you are given peace of mind that your assets are protected and that your family is provided for. Our estate planning attorney understands the importance of this peace of mind and works closely with you to outline all the intricate details of your estate plan.

There are many aspects to consider when developing your estate plan. Some of these are:

  • Division of Assets
  • Identify Your Beneficiaries
  • Identify Your Estate Executor
  • Designate Power of Attorney
  • Setup Trusts for Young Family Members
  • Setup Medical Directives
  • Final Funeral Requests

Our team goes over all these aspects with you when we assist you with your plan. No matter your age or financial situation, it is always important to have our will lawyer set up a plan for your estate. By setting up this plan early, you are protecting yourself and your family from hardships due to unforeseen accidents. Schedule a consultation today and give yourself and your family peace of mind with a well-structured estate plan.

Preventing Probate

One of the main reasons to have an ironclad will is to protect your estate and family from probate court. When an estate enters probate, the court takes control of the assets, and it is up to a judge to determine how these assets are divided. This leads to needing our probate attorney and a lengthy legal battle for your loved ones in an already stressful time.

When we develop your estate plan and will, we strive to ensure it holds up to scrutiny and prevents your assets from entering probate court. Reach out to our office to learn more about preventing your estate from entering probate and protect the future for your family.


Schedule an appointment today with our estate lawyer to lay out all of the specifics of your estate for your family and loved ones. Contact us today to book a consultation. We are convenient to clients from Waxahachie, Midlothian, Red Oak, Ennis, and Palmer, TX.