Texas Divorce Lawyer: How to Tell Your Kids You’re Getting a Divorce

Getting a Texas Guardianship can be a complicated, stressful process. In most situations that require a guardianship, you will also be dealing with a traumatic experience, such as a death in the family or an ill family member. To make these situations less stressful so that you can focus on caring for the people you love, it is imperative that …

Matagorda County Attorney: How to Handle the Holidays for Kids of Divorce

As a Matagorda County attorney, I hear about it all the time. The holidays can be a difficult time for children whose parents are divorced or separated. No matter how co-parents schedule their time with their child—for example, splitting time on Christmas or one parent taking Christmas Eve and the other Christmas day—the holidays can be a confusing time. Want …

3 Reasons to You Should Consider a Special Needs Trust

In its simplest form, estate planning requires careful consideration. When you are the parent of a child with special needs, it’s even more critical that you make the right choices when planning for your family’s future. One of those choices is whether to set up a special needs trust. The decision is an important one if you want to continue …

4 Toxic Myths Your Estate Planning Attorney Wants You to Stop Trusting

In my work as an estate planning attorney, I meet with a lot of people who have different legal needs. What I’ve discovered, however, is that most non-attorneys (and some attorneys who don’t focus on estate planning) have something in common—they don’t understand what estate planning is or what it can do for them. Part of my mission is to …

Estate Attorney Advice: 5 COVID-19 Planning Tips to Consider

COVID-19 has forced many of us to consider all the unknowns that we have allowed to creep into our lives. Like pests that burrow into the foundation and structure of a house, these unknowns are now putting our lives and all we’ve worked toward in danger. As an estate attorney, I am tasked daily with making sure that my clients …

3 Reasons You Need a Living Will According to a Probate and Estate Attorney

Living in the time of a pandemic makes you consider whether anyone is really safe. While the elderly and those with weakened immune systems are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, you never know how your body will handle it. As a probate and estate attorney, the first thing I think about is how so many families right now have had …