Planning for Minor Children in Southwest Missouri
Serving Families and Individuals throughout Southwest Missouri and the Ozarks
Every parent, at some point or another, has asked themselves the question: “What would happen to my kids if something happened to me?”
The answer is dependent upon the amount of planning you have in place. You are in control of your personal, financial, and healthcare-related decisions. It stands to reason that you don’t want a probate judge determining where your children go if they can’t be with you or their other legal guardian. You also don’t want a judge deciding who will be trusted with managing their inheritance until your children are old enough to claim it themselves.
Granted, there are instances where these questions are answered without going to court. If you are divorced, separated, or never married your children’s surviving biological parent, that parent will continue to act as guardian, absent a court-proven case of unfitness. However, sometimes the other parent isn’t in the picture. An estate plan will enable the guardians of your choosing to avoid court and further conflict.
These are complex questions with complex, personal answers. The legal experts at Ozarks Legacy Law will work with you to plan your estate and ensure your minor children are raised by the people you select and their futures are secured by people you trust. You know better than anyone what’s best for them. Take control and be assured that you’ve made the rules of what will happen when the unexpected happens.
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