Finding Peace In Estate Planning And Probate

We take the stress out of planning for you and your family’s future or probating the estate of a loved one that has passed.

Making Sense Of Texas Probate After A Death

If you are grieving the loss of a family member or friend and have been tasked with closing out their personal business, chances are you have never dealt with the probate process in Texas before and you are feeling a bit overwhelmed.

Estate administration can be particularly taxing while you are also dealing with the emotional and practical aspects of losing a loved one. We are here to advise you on the legal process and to handle the extensive paperwork that goes along with it. You don’t have to go through this alone.

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Guiding You And Your Family Into The Future

Of course you want to make sure your loved ones are taken care of when you are no longer here. But thinking about your future, and your family’s future, can be stressful and scary. We are here to ease that anxiety by providing you with knowledgeable guidance and personal attention.

We help people at all stages of life make sense out of the legal strategies available to them. Whether you are a young couple that wants to legally name guardians for your children if something should happen to you, or you are in your golden years and want to be a good steward of your assets, we will guide you through your options with ease.

Additionally, we can help you plan for a child with special needs to ensure their child’s future is secure, as well as the legal guardianship process, which asks the court to appoint a legal guardian to an adult who cannot take care of him or herself.

Retired husband and wife

Ensuring Your Needs Are Met Later On In Life

If you are reaching retirement age and beyond, you will want to think about who will help care for you if you get to the point you cannot care for yourself. You are smart to be thinking about Medicaid and long-term care planning as well as considering the legacy you will leave for your family. We can help you address these issues – and more – to make sure that your needs continue to be met.

An Attorney Who Understands The Challenges Families Face

Attorney Steve Turkett understands the challenges faced by many families today. Steve has several family members with special needs, including autism (Asperger’s Syndrome), ADHD and learning differences. That is part of what drew him to a family-focused area of law. In practice for more than 20 years, Steve enjoys being able to lift the burden off a grieving widow’s shoulders or help a young family plan for their special needs child’s future. Steve gives all clients the personal attention they deserve.

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What Our Clients Say

“Stephen was a great help to me at a difficult time in my life. He helped me make a new will and probate my husband’s will. Both procedures went smooth and Stephen guided me through each step. I appreciate the time he spent with me. I will definitely call Stephen when I have another legal problem and recommend him to my friends.”

– Mary in Fort Worth, Texas

Find a new sense of peace by getting a plan in place for the future.
We are here to guide you.