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Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX, A Trusted Estate Planning Attorney Setting the Standard in Efficiency

Austin, TX - The attorneys at Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX, are problem solvers, driven to understand each client’s goals so they can accomplish them. They listen, collaborate, research, uncover hidden information, strategize, and execute a legal plan to settle a dispute or take a case to trial if mediation fails. 

One key practice area of the estate planning attorney Austin is clarifying and simplifying the estate planning process, enabling clients to focus more on enjoying their current lives. This aspect of legal services is crucial, as it involves preparing essential documents to manage finances and enact personal wishes in case of death or incapacity. Often, individuals may shy away from estate planning due to discomfort with mortality or fears about the process's complexity and cost. However, proper guidance can effectively manage and alleviate these concerns.

Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX, provides personalized guidance to prepare for the future and protect the well-being of children, spouses, relatives, friends, or family. To the attorneys, estate planning is a proactive process that prevents the beneficiaries from experiencing the unnecessary costs and hassles that arise when one passes on. 

With a statutory durable and medical power of attorney, clients can designate someone to make decisions about finances and medical care if they become incapacitated or disabled. A directive to physicians sometimes referred to as a living will, allows a client to make clear decisions about withdrawing or withholding life support if they have a terminal/irreversible condition. Additionally, an estate planning attorney can create an authorization to release medical information (HIPAA release) documents to direct healthcare providers to issue medical information to designated persons. 

A will drafted at Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX, ensures clients' assets are distributed according to their wishes. In the absence of a will, the firm assists in determining the necessity of probate and selecting the appropriate legal process. The attorney’s services include validating wills, identifying heirs, appointing estate administrators, asset gathering, debt settlement, resolving property disputes, and overseeing estate distribution. This thorough approach ensures that all factors of estate administration are handled efficiently and by legal requirements.

When clients contact Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX, regarding a deceased loved one, the estate planning lawyer Austin meticulously gathers initial details, such as the existence of a will and any official documentation. The firm then explains crucial terms like 'decedent,' 'death certificate,' 'testator,' 'executor,' and 'letter testamentary.' This foundational understanding is crucial before the firm addresses specific concerns or recommends subsequent steps in the estate planning process.

About Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX

Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX, is a trusted firm practicing estate planning, probate, disputes and litigation, general business representation, and uncontested divorce. Leveraging years of legal and personal experience, the attorneys guide clients through processes like selecting laws that apply to specific details, giving advice tailored to an end goal, or reviewing documents to meet deadlines. 

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Gottfried Alexander Law Firm - Austin, TX
Contact name
David M Gottfried
Contact phone
(512) 494-1481
Contact address
1505 W 6th St
United States

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