Alternatives to Guardianship

Do you suspect that you may need to seek a guardianship for a loved one?  There may be an alternative…. If your loved one is becoming unable to take care of his or her own affairs, you may be thinking about seeking a formal guardianship. If your loved one is…

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Supporting the Caregivers of Persons With Dementia

If you are a caregiver for a person who has dementia, you need all the support that you can get. Luckily, support is available.  Here are some resources, and some things that you may be able to do to make your daily life go a little more smoothly. Support Groups…

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After the Divorce: The Deed to Your House

Once your divorce is final, you and your ex-spouse will need to split up the property. Any real estate that you owned together is now going to be titled to just one of you. A deed will need to be drafted, signed by both of you, and filed with official…

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What happens if you become Ill or Injured while your Divorce is Pending

So.. you’ve filed for divorce.  You are certain that the marriage cannot be saved. If something were to happen to you after your divorce is filed, but before it becomes final, what would happen?  Who would make the medical decisions if you couldn’t speak for yourself? In Texas, there is…

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What is Legal Capacity?

  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…

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Why Just Having a Will May not be Enough

Do you have a current will?  If so, great!  But there are times when having a will may not be enough, or you may need a will that is more specific to your situation. Do any of these apply to you? You own a business, but haven’t made provisions for…

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Do the Casey Kasem Family Woes Contain a Lesson for the Rest of Us?

The family issues which arose at the end of Casey Kasem’s life were played out in the public eye, but unfortunately, this type of situation could  happen in a lot of families. Let’s face it, there are some variables that no one can anticipate.  For instance, most of us expect…

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