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Nov

16

2023

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4 Estate Planning Questions To Ask Your Loved Ones Over The Holidays

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

The holidays are a perfect time, while family and friends are gathered together (safely distanced, of course), to discuss whether your loved ones' estate planning and related legal matters are in order. It is an emotional subject to approach, but it is much better to be brave and tackle the subject than to avoid the discussion. Later regrets that plans which should have been made were not, will leave you with an even harder situation to deal with.

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Nov

9

2023

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Holiday Travel: Why Parents Of Young Children Need Wills

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

Most young parents don't want to even think about the possibility of death and see no need for estate planning. However, if a tragedy struck and both parents of minor children were killed, the situation left for their loved ones to deal with is extremely complicated, expensive, and emotional.

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Nov

2

2023

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Probate Process In Texas Is Not That Scary

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

The thought of having to do a probate for a deceased loved one is often scary. Although the legal process can appear complicated to a layman, an experienced probate attorney can comfortably guide you through the process.

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Oct

26

2023

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Do I Need A Will? [Estate Planning Q&A Video Series]

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

While not everyone needs a Will, it's wise to explore whether it would be a smart investment for you and your family's future. I can explore with you whether the assets you own can be passed down without a Will or whether having a Will is really key to simple passage of title to assets on your death.

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Oct

19

2023

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Caution: Be Sure You Have Designated Primary & Successor Beneficiaries

Posted by: Adair Buckner

Have you selected successor beneficiaries on your life insurance, retirement accounts, investments, and bank accounts? Now is a good time to double-check.

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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

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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