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10 Motivational Quotes About Estate Planning

I became an estate planning and probate attorney because I’ve always had a passion for helping people have a plan in place to protect themselves and their families from anything life throws their way. It’s a rewarding experience, and I feel like I am uniquely qualified in those matters because I’ve personally dealt with the tragedy of losing a loved one.


I’ve grieved unimaginable loss while at the same time trying to make sense of legal loose ends.


I know what it’s like to pour over your parent’s Will, and I’ve seen what can happen when those instructions aren’t there.


Accounting for all of life’s what-ifs isn’t something you have to do on your own. You have people like me in your corner who genuinely care about what happens next and will use our expertise and compassion to make that process easier.


Over the years, there have been countless quotes from famous people, writers, and attorneys who are equally as inspired about planning ahead — even if they didn’t necessarily have estate planning or probate on their minds at that moment. If you’re on the fence about putting a plan in place, below are 10 motivational quotes that might help.


“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” — Benjamin Franklin


“Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” — Richard Cushing


“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” — Unknown Author


“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” — Robert Frost


“There’s nothing fun about stuff like estate planning, getting mammograms, or talking to a guy about long-term disability insurance, but you do it anyway. Trust me, the stress of not having done the above is prematurely aging.” — Jen Lancaster


“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” — Alan Lakein


“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” — Unknown Author


“Estate planning is an important and everlasting gift you give your family. And setting up a smooth inheritance isn’t as hard as you might think.” — Suze Orman


“Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.” — Ambrose Bierce


“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Having a plan for the future is the most important gift you can give yourself and your family. Granted, none of us will ever know for sure what is around every corner in life. And just thinking about the what-ifs — what if I were to die or become incapacitated tomorrow; what if my child with special needs has no one to care for her; what if all my “stuff” isn’t passed onto the right people — can be overwhelming. But having a plan that accounts for your family’s unique circumstances, puts your affairs in order, has concrete solutions to your concerns, lays out your wishes and goals, and protects your family’s future provides peace of mind for the road ahead.

Caitlyn Ashley Law in Denton, Texas, will counsel you on which documents are best suited for your needs and ensure they are flexible enough to meet your changing needs for years to come.


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