Estate Planning


Planning for you and your family’s future can sometimes be a daunting task. It’s often frustrating and perhaps emotional at times. When you’re ready to begin writing a will, deciding whom will receive your wealth, and dividing assets, turn to DeFord Law Firm. Our estate planning attorney team is experienced with the many legal requirements needed to complete your plan. With us by your side, you can be certain hard-earned assets will be well protected and distributed according to your wishes.


When you need to decide who will receive your wealth and property assets, having a lawyer is crucial for ensuring there is no confusion once you are deceased. Many times, the emotional stress of losing a family member can cloud decision-making and determining the next steps. Having a will or plan for your estate will not only help your family in the grieving process but will ultimately, give you peace of mind. Our estate planning lawyers are experienced with the many legal requirements needed to solidify your plan without confusion.


Do you need to create a will or trust to guide your family members when you’re gone? The process of creating a plan for your hard-earned assets is an involved process that requires having professional legal advice and support. With our team of estate planning attorneys, you can trust that your belongings and property acquisitions will not only be protected but distributed according to your wishes.


Understanding the ins and outs of estate planning can be confusing. The De Ford Law Firm attorneys are passionate about creating an attorney-client relationship that focuses on placing your needs first and foremost.

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There’s no doubt that making decisions about your family’s future is a daunting task, especially if you or another person are unable to make those decisions for yourself. By establishing a power of attorney, you can trust that your wishes will be carried out in case you have a debilitating medical condition or extreme accident.

A power of attorney is a document which gives authority to a person to represent another person in legal, financial, or medical situations. Whether it’s for statutory or medical reasons, appointing someone as your acting legal representation is one of our specialties. Our estate planning and probate attorneys in The Woodlands, Texas will guide you through the process to benefit all parties involved.


A trust can be a perfect way to protect, plan for and transfer a particular wealth to another person. Due to the complexity and various different types of trusts, you should use a trusted estate planning attorney like DeFord Law Firm. From our many years of experience writing trusts, we can provide you accuracy and reliable advice for your particular situation. Some of the most common types of trusts include:

  • Decedent’s trust
  • Generation-skipping trust
  • Charitable trust
  • Living trust
  • Special needs trust
  • Irrevocable trust
  • Non-U.S. citizen trust
  • Gun trusts
  • Pet trusts