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Jan

12

2018

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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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Jan

4

2018

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What Is A Corporation And What Are The Benefits?

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

A corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners. A corporation can be owned by one person or many people. The corporation is formed under the laws of the state in which it is operating, with Articles of Incorporation or Certificate of Formation.

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Nov

22

2017

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Is There More Than One Type Of Probate? [Probate Q&A Video Series]

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

Is there more than one type of probate? In Texas, there are two broad types of probate.

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Nov

2

2017

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How Long Does The Probate Process Take? [Probate Q&A Video Series]

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

How long does the probate process take? Well, it depends on a number of factors.

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Oct

26

2017

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How Soon Must A Will Be Probated After A Death? [Probate Q&A Video Series]

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

How soon must a will be probated after death? In Texas, generally a will must be filed within four years after the date of the death, but we encourage you to do it sooner rather than later.

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Oct

17

2017

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What Is Probate? [Probate Q&A Video Series]

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

What is probate? Probate, while usually referred to as any legal action to handle an estate, is actually the administration of a will upon the death of an individual.

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Aug

31

2017

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

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

Many people have heard the term living trust and think it is a magical estate planning tool for everyone. For some people, a living trust truly is a smart way to handle their estate, but for others, it is an unnecessary expense.

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Aug

24

2017

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

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

Today, there are many ways you can go about getting a will. To ensure your will accomplishes your wishes, while also avoiding the greatest expense and complication, you should consult with an experienced estate planning attorney.

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Aug

17

2017

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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, its 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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Aug

10

2017

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How Much Does A Will Cost? [Estate Planning Q&A Video Series]

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

People frequently delay having a will drawn up because of concern for the cost. The cost of preparing an estate plan package is very reasonable. Compared to the expense you would be out to handle your estate without a will or other estate planning documents, it is a bargain.

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