Tax Problems of Actor James Gandolfini’s Heirs Illustrate Need for Estate Planning

Why go to the trouble of estate planning? The recent death of Soprano’s actor James Gandolfini illustrates the need for careful, individual estate planning.  The actor had a large estate, and he had a will.  But sometimes a will just isn’t enough! In this case, the will WAS enough to…

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What Everyone Should Know About Texas Wills and Estate Planning

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…

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