There are some fairly recent changes to Texas guardianship law that affect health care practitioners. It is now imperative that alternatives to guardianship are considered and documented. Since judges are required by law to consider all least restrictive alternatives to guardianship before granting a guardianship, this means that all other professionals involved must consider these alternatives … [Read more...] about For Health Care Practitioners- Changes in Texas Guardianship Law
Most parents of minor children know that they need to have a current Texas will. But not everyone understands how important it is to name a Trustee to take care of financial matters and how doing so can decrease the time and money spent in legal fees and court time later on. Naming a person whom you trust to be the Trustee of your minor children's finances is crucially important. This … [Read more...] about Your Minor Children and Naming a Trustee in Your Will
In order to write a will, sign a contract, get married, or do a variety of other actions, a person must have legal capacity. This means that they must be mentally competent, understand what they're doing and be of a certain age. Legal capacity often comes into question when someone is signing a will or powers of attorney. In order to have a valid document, the person must have the … [Read more...] about What is Legal Capacity?