The legal recognition of marriage equality that has occurred in the past few years has given peace and security to many couples. It is still very important, as a couple, to have an estate plan that is up-to-date. If you and your spouse had an estate plan created prior to the time that you had the option to have a legally recognized union, and you have now become married, you should review your … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples
According to Time Magazine Lists, the following are the "10 Most Commonly Broken New Year's Resolutions" Lose weight and get fit Quit Smoking Learn something new Eat healthier and diet Get out of debt and save money Spend more time with family Travel to new places Be less stressed Volunteer Drink Less What are your New Year's Resolutions, if any? Whenever a … [Read more...] about What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?
Getting out of an abusive situation can be extremely difficult for a lot of reasons. The most common reasons that someone may stay in an abusive/violent relationship include 1) fear for children or family members 2) fear of retaliation (physical or other, such as embarrassment, interfering on job site) 3) financial reasons 4) concern for the person who is being left. Abuse and violence are … [Read more...] about Getting Away from an Abusive Situation
What’s the first thing that you think of when someone asks you why you should have a will or estate plan in place? “To protect my family”, someone might answer. “To name a guardian for my child,” someone else might say. Someone else might answer, “My attorney helped me with a combination business plan and estate plan so that my personal assets were protected and separate from my business … [Read more...] about What Everyone Should Know About Texas Wills and Estate Planning