Estate Planning: Your Family, Your Wealth, Your Legacy.

We realize our clients’ estate plans are not just about financial matters, but also about our clients’ life objectives for themselves and their families. We understand that estate plans are living documents that include naming the right guardians for children, health care directives, avoiding probate, protecting material and intellectual assets, establishing protective trusts for loved ones, and transferring the personal values our clients want to see passed on to their heirs.

Our Firm

Our all-encompassing and highly personalized approach involves customizing plans based on your particular stage of life, as well as providing updates for when changes in applicable laws may affect your unique plan. We offer a broad range of estate planning and administration services from preparing wills, trusts, guardianship nominations, durable powers of attorney and health care directives to asset and divorce protection strategies, business succession planning, charitable giving, creating plans for the long-term care of those with special needs as well as pets, memorial services, the transfer of keepsakes, and of course, ongoing counsel on ways for you to reduce taxes and transfer your wealth.

Our goal is for you to be secure in the knowledge that you have taken care of everything you own and everyone you love.  In a world of ever changing complex tax laws, creditors, and predators, The Law Office of Antoinette Bone is here to help you take care of Your Family, Your Wealth, Your Legacy.

Contact us now at 817-462-5454 or via email at info@abonelaw.com.

Wills & Trusts

Whether you are Donald Trump or a sanitation worker, you need some level of estate planning.  A Will is your legal declaration concerning the disposition of your property at your death.  If you think that a Will is all the estate planning that you need to do you would be wrong.  What happens if you are disabled during your lifetime and can’t manage your own affairs?  You can think of a trust like a bucket where you put your “stuff” before it is to be distributed to the people or entities that you designate. . . . read more

Probate & Estate Administration

Probate is the process by which a will is established as valid or invalid and property is distributed to the heirs of the person who has died or to other beneficiaries named by the person who has died.  Texas has a short window in which an estate can be probated.  Despite popular belief, probate is not avoided if you have a will. . . . read more

Guardianships

Guardianship is a legal process designed to protect vulnerable persons from abuse, neglect (including self-neglect), and exploitation.  Guardianships are created for a variety of different reasons.  There are two types of Texas Guardianship. . . . read more

Special Needs Trusts

Do you have a child with a disability?  How will you ensure your special needs child is cared for when you are no longer there to provide for them?  If you have a family member with special needs you face some unique challenges. . . . read more

Medicaid

How long can you pay for your long-term care?  Will you have to help pay for your parents long-term care.  You can avoid putting yourself and your parents at risk of financial ruin with the proper planning. . . .read more

Asset Protection

The law provides you with legal ways to reduce your vulnerability to loss of your family’s lifestyle and wealth to creditors and predators while still letting you maintain control.  The key is having those protections in place prior to a crisis situation.  If you are a professional working in an area with high liability or a business owner, you must think about asset protection planning. . . .read more

Legacy Planning-Dynasty Trust

A dynasty trust is a long-term trust created specifically to benefit descendants of multiple generations.  A dynasty trust is a powerful tool to keep wealth in the family.. . . read more

Ethical Will

Estate planning is about more than just what happens to your “stuff” and money when you die.  It is an opportunity to leave your values to your family as well. . . read more

Business Planning

For most business owners, the business is their family’s primary source of income and wealth.  What happens to your family and your business if you become disabled or when you die?  Proper estate planning for texas business owners can ensure your family will be protected from financial ruin. . . . read more

VA Benefits

You may be missing out on up to $24,652 per year in tax-free income from the Veterans Administration to offset expenses or cover costs that impact your lifestyle and your health on a daily basis. . . . read more

Not sure what you need?  Contact us at 817.462.5454 or info@ abonelaw.com and schedule a free consultation.