When most people think of estate planning, they think of assets that include money, real estate, and personal property. But, included in someone’s estate could be invaluable personal property, such as family heirlooms or keepsakes. This type of property should not be overlooked in your estate plan just because it may not have a high dollar value because it still has sentim...Read More
Why It’s the Perfect Time to Set Your Kids Up for Success
As spring break swiftly approaches, the parents of young adults experience a mixed bag of emotions.
It can be exciting to see your children branching out and becoming successful adults in their own right — a time full of hard work and self-discovery that hopefully lays the groundwork for a fu...Read More
Your wedding is over, and the day was absolutely perfect. You went away on your honeymoon with your new spouse and had the time of your lives. Now you are back and can breathe a sigh of relief and watch the rest of the years ahead unfold before your eyes.
Well, not so fast. Now that your honeymoon is over, there are several things you should be mindful of making sure ...Read More
No matter who you are, or where you are at in life, it is essential to have a will. A will allows you to have control over what happens to your assets and personal belongings if you die, plus it will enable you to take steps to care for your family.
Life is always changing—as a result, even if you already have a will, it is possible you may need to revisit and rev...Read More
What happens if I Die without a Will?
The State does not automatically get your property if you die without a Will. The only way your Estate will Escheat to the State is if you have NO living heirs: no parents, no siblings, no spouse, no children, no grandparents, no aunts or uncles, or any cousins. In fact, in Texas there is no limit on...Read More
“Broadly stated, a will is the legal declaration of a person’s intentions that are to be performed after his death.” 
The origin of the term Last Will and Testament dates to before the King’s common law courts in England when the English law custom was to double words of English origin with sy...Read More