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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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Aug

4

2017

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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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May

25

2017

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What Is Estate Planning And Why Do I Need It?

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

This may sound surprising but almost everyone needs estate planning done in their lifetime. Whether you are a young couple with children, an older individual nearing retirement or a same-sex couple, having an estate plan in place can protect your assets and legacy.

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Mar

2

2017

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4 Consequences of Choosing the Wrong Attorney

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

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.

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Dec

29

2016

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So Whats Going to Happen to New Overtime Rules Come December 1?

Posted by: Adair M. Buckner

The safest course of action is to be prepared to comply. If you think that telling your employees now (if you already haven’t told them) about likely payroll changes on Dec. 1 will lead to a smoother transition, if an injunction or summary judgment finding the rules unlawful is not issued, go ahead and notify them.

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