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Algoa Estate and Probate Attorney

If you are searching for a local attorney, in Algoa, Texas, who can efficiently solve your legal problems, your search is over. GP Schoemakers, PLLC has been helping individuals, families and small business owners with their legal issues since 2011, let us help you too!

Whether you find yourself in need of an attorney for your Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Guardianship, Business Succession Planning, or Family Law (including Divorce, visitation, adoptions) Attorney Schoemakers can help.

You will find that at GP Schoemakers, PLLC, we treat our clients as the individuals they are. We believe in treating others with dignity, respect, care and compassion. We understand that life sometimes can become complicated and that you sometimes need someone you can turn to for quality legal counsel and services. Attorney Schoemakers is accessible to her clients and available to speak with you about any situation. Additionally, she will personally handle your case from start to finish; and give you the personal attention your case needs and find solutions that will actually work for you!

Please give us a call to discuss your case. Attorney Schoemakers is available to speak with you.

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Our Practice Areas are:

Estate Planning

Estate Planning is for everyone, not just the wealthy or the aging. A well-designed estate plan Last Will and Testamentwill provide for you and your loved ones, including minor children and aging parents.

An Estate Plan is one of the most important steps that you can take in your life to protect yourself during incapacity, and it may help you avoid probate, reduce or avoid estate taxes and provide for charitable organizations.

Attorney Schoemakers meets with individuals and families from all walks of life to review their personal and financial situation. During an Estate Planning Consultation, she will discuss all your needs, concerns, hopes, and wishes, as well as explain all the options available to you based upon your situation.

A well-balanced estate plan may include wills, trusts, durable power of attorney, medical power of attorney, living wills, or a combination thereof. For parents with minor children, we recommend our Kids Safety Plan™ so that they may ensure their children will be protected when we as parents are no longer able to do so.

No matter the combination, the goal is the same; to give you peace of mind knowing that you have a plan in place for when an unexpected crisis comes your way.

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Probate / Estate Administration

Probate and estate administration, is the broad term that is used for a variety of procedures to gather a decedent’s assets, pay their debts/creditors and transfer property to their beneficiaries or heirs.

If you are reading our page because you recently lost a loved-one, please accept our heartfelt condolences, we have been where you are now, and we can help! Contact our law firm to talk to Attorney Schoemakers so you can learn more about the probate process and how we can help you through the probate/estate administration.

We regularly represent clients who serve in a fiduciary capacity, such as executors, administrators, and guardians.

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Guardianship

When a loved on no longer can take care of themselves,  the law steps in to help them. Guardianship is a legal proceeding designed to supervise and protect them. The Texas Probate Code defines an “incapacitated person” as an adult individual who, because of a physical or mental condition, is substantially unable to:

        • Provide food, clothing, or shelter for himself or herself;
        • Care for the individual’s physical health; or
        • Manage the individual’s financial affairs.

The definition also includes a minor or a person who must have a guardian appointed to receive funds due to the person from any governmental source. The “ward” is the person who requires help. The “guardian” is the person appointed by the court to help the ward manage his financial affairs and care for himself or herself. If you are worried about the rights and welfare of an incapacitated person, or you are looking to safeguard their assets when they can no longer do this themselves, we can help.

Call our office to talk to Attorney Schoemakers to see how we can help you navigate the guardianship process and your role as guardian of a loved one’s person, their estate or both.

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Business Law/Business Succession Planning

Being a startup, or small business isn’t always easy, and having quality legal counsel guide you through the unknowns or rough patches is a must. We can help you with the formation of your legal entity and the formation of a sound legal foundation. We will help you evaluate all your four pillars of your business foundation; legal, insurance, financial, and tax. We do this because we believe that a holistic approach is essential to any company looking to grow. Businesses that have worked with us in the past have found successful ways to minimize their legal liability and risk profile by incorporation all four pillars into their Business Plan. Attorney Schoemakers can help you develop your personal risk plan and make sure that you can worry less about potential business liabilities and focus more on growth.

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Family Law

At GP Schoemakers, PLLC we know that families come in all shapes and sizes, each with their own unique and individual needs. You want a tailored approach to your family law issues.

We understand that your family is the most important thing in your life and that it is crucial to find a lawyer whose background and expertise are devoted to protecting families. At GP Schoemakers, PLLC, you will work with our Houston Family law lawyer. No matter what your family issue may be, we will devote ourselves to helping you move forward. We handle family law issues such as:

      • Divorces (Uncontested Divorce, Contested Divorce, Collaborative Divorce, Divorce Mediation)
      • Paternity
      • Prenuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements
      • Adoption
      • Grand Parents Rights
      • Domestic Partnership Partition Suits
      • Common Law Marriage
      • Name Changes

We have been there, we know that you have questions, we sure did! Whether you want to know how your assets will be divided or if you can take specific actions during your divorce proceedings, we can get the answers you need. Call our office to talk to Attorney Schoemakers to see how we can help you navigate your family law matter and protect your and your children’s interests.

Are you interested in learning more? Give us a call to discuss your business; Attorney Schoemakers is here to talk to you. Check out our other services.