What Is Involved In Setting Up A Living Trust
Setting up a living trust is the best way to ensure your assets are passed onto the right people if you pass away. So how do you start the process?Read More
3 Reasons You May Need A Guardianship
Guardianships are a complicated legal proceeding. Most people have no clue exactly how complicated and expensive they are. In some situations, however, a guardianship is required to manage the affairs of a loved one.Read More
Caution: Be Sure You Have Designated Primary & Successor Beneficiaries
Have you selected successor beneficiaries on your life insurance, retirement accounts, investments, and bank accounts? Now is a good time to double-check.Read More
Why You Should Have A Statutory Durable Power Of Attorney
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.Read More
What Happens If You Don’t Probate A Will In Texas?
Probate can be costly and complicated. Unfortunately, not probating a Will could cause your family more stress in the long run. If your loved one has passed away and left a Will behind, you may find yourself in a situation where this is the case.Read More
4 Signs You're Working With The Wrong Attorney
When researching potential attorneys for your case, always do your homework. Choosing an unqualified or dishonest attorney could not only result in a negative outcome for your legal situation, but it could also cost you more money in the long run.Read More
How Do You Obtain Guardianship For An Incompetent Parent?
Obtaining guardianship for a parent who can no longer care for themselves is often overwhelming. Here are the basic steps involved in the process.Read More
What Is The Cost Of A Simple Estate Planning Package
People frequently delay drawing up a Will or other pieces of an estate plan because of concern for the cost. However, the cost of preparing a simple estate plan package is very reasonable. Compared to the expense of handling your estate without a Will, it's a bargain.Read More
The Difference Between Statutory Transfer On Death Deed & Lady Bird Deed
Two terms are used in the state of Texas to describe a deed that automatically transfers title to real estate you own on your death a transfer on death deed and a Lady Bird Deed (LBD). The distinction between these two deeds is subtle, but very important.Read More
How Much Does It Cost To Set Up A Guardianship?
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.Read More