It's great to make plans and it's great to start projects, but what good do they do if you never finish them? It isn't uncommon for us to regularly hear comments like these around the law office; I came to see you about this legal problem 2 years ago and never did anything about it and now I am getting sued; I meant to send this creditor evidence that I had already paid this … [Read more...] about Success Is In the Follow Up!
How Do I Get my Ex-Spouse’s Name off of the Mortgage?
We get this question a lot: "Now that I am divorced how do I get my ex-spouse's name off of the mortgage? The answer is: You may not be able to. Here's why. The mortgage agreement was made between the mortgage company on one side, and you and your spouse on the other side. Once the mortgage was signed and processed, the mortgage company had two people held responsible for paying that … [Read more...] about How Do I Get my Ex-Spouse’s Name off of the Mortgage?
Have Children from a Prior Relationship and You Don’t Have a Will? Why That’s a Bad Idea….
If you are currently married and have children from a prior relationship or marriage, you should have an estate plan! Why? If you were to die, without a will, Texas law will decide who gets what, and in what amount. And that can be bad. Understand this: if you have children from outside your current marriage, and you die without a will, your children from your prior … [Read more...] about Have Children from a Prior Relationship and You Don’t Have a Will? Why That’s a Bad Idea….
Financial Recovery from Catastrophic Illness
If you or a loved one has had a major illness, you may find that you have a confusing array of medical bills left after the illness. Getting the paperwork organized so that you know what you are dealing with will help reduce the stress. Here are steps that you should take to regain control: Organize your bills. Get control of the paperwork by grouping the bills in a way that makes … [Read more...] about Financial Recovery from Catastrophic Illness
READ THIS- Before you Co-sign that Loan or Lease!
Someone that you care about has asked you to co-sign for him. He assures you that he has the ability to pay for that car, that home, or that lease. You know that he is currently working, and you trust him. Should you do it?That depends. Here are the things that you need to think about before you decide: If he stops making his payments for whatever reason (illness, job layoff, personal … [Read more...] about READ THIS- Before you Co-sign that Loan or Lease!
Should you Refinance your Home after your Divorce?
If you have gotten a divorce and you were awarded the home in your final decree, you may want to consider refinancing it. There are times when doing so makes good sense. Here are some of the benefits that you may receive from a refinance: You can help build your own credit. You can cut one more "tie" with your ex-spouse and move on to your own life. What you are doing about repaying … [Read more...] about Should you Refinance your Home after your Divorce?