No matter your age or the size of your estate, a simple estate plan can help you protect your property, care for your family and ensure your final wishes are heard.
With offices in Bossier City-Shreveport and Monroe, the law offices of Jacqueline A. Scott & Associates help clients throughout Northwest Louisiana create estate plans that include wills, trusts, powers of attorney and health care proxies.
For more than 13 years, Ms. Scott has been recognized by other local attorneys for her legal skills. From 2003 to 2015, Ms. Scott has been included in as a favorite in SB Magazine’s Lawyers Poll.
Succession/Wills And Trusts
Wills and trusts are common estate planning tools used by individuals to dictate how their properties are distributed and used upon their death. At Jacqueline A. Scott & Associates, we help clients develop wills that ensure family heirlooms are passed to the appropriate family members. Clients with minor children benefit from wills that name guardians to care for their children should they die or become incapacitated.
Trusts are effective ways to preserve assets. Through a trust, you can ensure family legacy properties stay in the family and name a trusted person to act as trustee, managing trust assets for designated beneficiaries.
Health Care Proxies And Financial Powers Of Attorney
At Jacqueline A. Scott & Associates, our lawyers work closely with clients to develop health care proxies and financial powers of attorney that help ensure their financial and health care needs are met.
Many people have strong religious beliefs regarding end-of-life health care and the manner in which their funeral arrangements are made. Through a health care proxy, you can designate a trusted friend or family member to make end-of-life health care decisions on your behalf and dictate how you would like your remains to be disposed of after your death.
As we age, many people are no longer able to manage their financial affairs. By creating a power of attorney, you can ensure your financial commitments are met and assets well-managed no matter what the future holds.
Shreveport Estate Planning Attorney
For more than 27 years, attorney Jacqueline Scott has helped generations of families create estate plans that protect their assets and care for their families after they are gone. For a consultation, please contact our law office at 318-230-7016 or 800-660-5448.