Not Married with Children? It’s time you created an estate plan.

Not every parent is married and planning your children’s future is especially important for unmarried parents. It’s important to create an estate plan to ensure your wishes are honored during your life and after your passing, whether you’re single, divorced or in a committed non-marriage relationship with a partner.

For example, the law does not provide guardianship rights for individuals who are not related to a child by blood. Single parents need to make sure they have the correct documents in place to assign guardianship to the person they want to entrust with that responsibility. Debbie will discuss your situation with you and design the most effective plan to ensure your children will be protected. No parent wants to let this vital decision be made by strangers, so it’s important to have your wishes in writing ahead of time.

There are many steps to creating a comprehensive estate plan for unmarried parents and Debbie can assist you with all of them. She is an experienced estate planning attorney who understands the legal needs of today’s modern family.

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Law Offices of Debbie J. Cunningham

Debbie Cunningham is an Irving attorney providing affordable estate planning to the Dallas/ Fort-Worth areas. She understands the steps you should take to protect yourself and your loved ones. Debbie is family-focused and wants to ensure her clients are fully informed on the options that are available for their families. Debbie’s own blended family has given her valuable insights into the complexities of family dynamics.

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