What exactly is estate planning? Is it the same thing as making a will? How does a person decide if and when to contact an estate planning attorney? How does "estate planning" differ from "making a will"? They are related. Actually "making a will" is one part of estate planning. Estate planning for an individual or couple can include a lot more than just making a will and should … [Read more...] about What Exactly is Estate Planning?
While staying home, cleaning and organizing, find your Last Will and Testament and review it. Why This is a Good Time Some of us who are now working from home more are cleaning closets and drawers. This is a good time to do it because cleaning usually results in donations. There are a lot of people who need a little extra help now. They will appreciate donations of food, clothing, … [Read more...] about Clean Your House, Review Your Will
Divorce is hard. Knowing how to divide complicated financial assets can be overwhelming. It is important to have the support and guidance that you need. What is a "High End Divorce"? A disputed or contested divorce with various high value assets which must be evaluated and divided is known as high end divorce. What factors make this type of divorce more complicated? … [Read more...] about High End Divorce
Involved in a Texas family law or other Texas civil case and wondering if you really have to go to mediation? Have a problem scheduling or attending? Learn more about the process and how to solve some common problems. Types of cases If you are involved in a Texas family law case or other Texas civil case, your attorney may have told you that you are going to need to attend mediation. And … [Read more...] about Mediation – Do I Have to? Solving Common Problems Related to Mediation
Question: What if I die without a will in Texas? Answer: A person who dies without a valid will is said to have died intestate (legal term for "without a will"). Under Texas law, when a person dies without a will, the property passes to the heirs at law. That does not necessarily mean that things will happen the way that you want them to! For example: If you are married and you … [Read more...] about What if I Die Without a Valid Will
The Woodlands, Texas is a community composed of approximately 118,000 and is growing fast The metro area surrounding The Woodlands is a vibrant and growing. The Woodlands is located in south Montgomery County, about 30 miles north of downtown Houston. This area is full of business opportunities. Thinking of investing in property? Opening a business? Opening a branch office? We can … [Read more...] about Thinking of Moving to The Woodlands, Texas?
Need to keep your location confidential in order to stay safe? The Texas Address Confidentiality Program exists to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, human trafficking, and stalking. The person who wants the protection must enroll in the program. It is administered by the Attorney General of Texas. How it helps The program assigns a substitute address to use. This … [Read more...] about The Texas Address Confidentiality Program
Thinking of updating your wills? Or maybe you have never taken the time to make a will in the first place! This is a task that is often put off until later, but doesn't have to feel overwhelming if you handle it in an organized way. Planning together is easier It is best to do this together if at all possible. In a few situations, you may plan your wills at different times. Maybe you want … [Read more...] about Last Will & Testament Planning for Married Couples