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Oct

11

2023

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Why You Should Start Estate Planning In Your 20s

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

Estate planning isn't just for rich or older individuals. Even young, asset-poor 20-somethings should start thinking about how their property will be distributed in the event of a tragedy. Drawing up an estate plan is not as much an action you need to take for yourself but one you should take for your loved ones.

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Sep

27

2023

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What Is A Will? [Estate Planning Q&A Video Series]

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

A lot of people come to me with questions regarding what a will is, because it is so important for passing your legacy on to the next generation.

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Sep

20

2023

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Prenups Aren't Just For The Rich And Famous. 5 Reasons To Have A Prenuptial Agreement

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

It is a common misconception that prenuptial agreements are only for the rich and famous. The truth is, a prenup can benefit couples in a number of situations, even for us common folk.

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Sep

6

2023

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Tips To Foreclose On A Real Estate Lien

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

Lien foreclosure gives you a process to recover some or all of the money still owed you. Unfortunately, you are going to have to deal with very complicated, tricky legal foreclosure steps to get there.

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Aug

23

2023

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How Do You Obtain Guardianship For An Incompetent Parent?

Posted by: Adair Buckner

Obtaining guardianship for a parent who can no longer care for themselves is often overwhelming. Here are the basic steps involved in the process.

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Aug

17

2023

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How Much Does It Cost To Set Up A Guardianship?

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

Guardianships are complicated and time-consuming. Unfortunately, they can also be expensive. This is how much you can expect to pay for a guardianship proceeding in Texas.

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Aug

11

2023

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What Is A Sole Proprietorship?

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

A sole proprietorship is a business operated by one individual (or a couple). The business is considered an extension of the individual (or couple), not a separate entity. The business profits and losses are included on the individual's personal tax return, and the individual retains personal liability for the business debts and lawsuits.

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Jul

18

2023

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Probate As A Muniment Of Title: What Is It & What Does It Cost?

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

There are several different types of probate in Texas where a loved one dies having a Will. The complexity of the proceeding and the cost varies widely depending on which type of probate you can or must use to pass your loved one's estate. The simplest and least expensive type of probate is known as a "muniment of title" proceeding.

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Jul

12

2023

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6 Key Questions To Help You Choose The Right Attorney

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

With so many lawyers out there, it’s difficult to know which is the right one for you. But you don’t have to settle for an attorney who isn’t a good fit for you or your legal matter.

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Jul

5

2023

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Why You Should Have A Statutory Durable Power Of Attorney

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

An important component of an estate plan is a statutory durable power of attorney, otherwise called a general power of attorney. This power of attorney allows you to name an agent to carry on business-type activities on your behalf if, for any reason, you are not able to do so yourself.

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