Did you know that 55% of Americans don’t have a last will in place? One of the biggest reasons for this is the fact that many people think that estate planning is only for the very rich. If you have a child, a home or even just a savings account, it is important to have a plan in place. It is never easy to imagine what will happen after you die, but it is one of the only certainties in life, and by having a plan in place you will go along way to provide protection for your loved ones.
Now that you understand how important estate planning in Washington DC is for everyone, it is time to find the right attorney for the job. This is the person that will be working with your family once you are gone, so it is always a good idea to find someone that will work well with your family and be sensitive during one of the most trying periods of their lives. It is also important to hire a DC tax attorney with lots of experience in Estate planning, not just someone who has written a couple of wills. It will be a much smoother process if you work with someone who can handle it from start to finish.
It is never easy for us to think about estate planning, but it is something that all of us SHOULD think about. Proper estate planning can ensure that your assets go where you want them to, and it can save your family from having to participate in costly and time consuming court battles. Take the first step to protecting your family by contacting us today.