Do I Need A Will?

No one enjoys thinking about his or her eventual death or incapacity. However, taking some time to think about your final wishes can have tremendous benefits for you and your loved ones. At the Rowe Law Firm, we are committed to helping individuals and families plan for the future. We can help you determine what estate planning tools are right for you, then develop strong documents to protect your interests.

A last will and testament has many benefits for you and the loved ones you may leave behind. Properly drafted, a will can allow you to:

  • Determine who inherits which of your assets and property after your death
  • Name a guardian for your minor children in the event of your incapacity or death
  • Create a trust for your heirs
  • Minimize estate tax liability

What Happens If I Die Without A Will In Place?

Louisiana has complex estate planning laws in place that govern who inherits a decedent's property after his or her death. Your children, spouse, siblings, nieces and nephews are all part of Louisiana's order of inheritance. If you would like certain individuals to inherit particular assets — or if you wish to exclude anyone from receiving your property — a will allows you to make those wishes known.

Make Important Decisions On Your Terms

Call For A Consultation

If you have concerns about what will happen to your property or loved ones in the future, it is wise to speak with a lawyer you can trust. At the Rowe Law Firm, our attorneys have spent decades building a reputation for hands-on, effective legal services. We do not prescribe one-size-fits-all estate plans; we develop a thorough understanding of your goals so we can support them with a custom-tailored estate plan.

We welcome you to join us for an initial consultation at our office in Baton Rouge, located just off Interstate 10. To speak with an attorney, please call 225-250-1161. You may also contact us online and a member of our firm will reach out to you promptly.