If you are making a will for the first time (or updating one for the first time in a long time), this handy list will help guide you. No matter how small or large your estate, the answers to these questions are important. Who will be the ultimate beneficiary of most or all of your estate? What if the person(s) in item #1 dies before you do? Who will get their portion? What "special … [Read more...] about Decisions to Make About Your Will and Estate Plan
If you are a citizen of another county and get a Texas divorce will you be divorced in your own country? Usually, yes... HOWEVER, you may have to file and register your Texas divorce decree in your own country. Registration of the decree is a specific legal process that may vary from country to country. In some cases it may be quite a simple process and in other cases you may need a lawyer in … [Read more...] about Does a Texas Divorce Mean you are Also Divorced in Your Home Country?
When you own property in more than one country, you will need to be certain that you adequately prepare for this fact when working on your estate plan. For instance, if you own property in Texas, Mexico and Italy, you cannot write a Texas will and assume that it will be good enough to transfer the property in the other countries too. Likewise, you should have a Texas will to bequeath your Texas … [Read more...] about Owning Property in Two Countries – What About Your Will?