July 29, 2020

Finding a divorce attorney who understands your situation can feel like a difficult task. When you and your spouse are parents to a child with special needs, it gets even harder.

As a divorce and estate planning attorney who works regularly with parents or caregivers of...

June 29, 2020

As a Houston estate planning attorney, I can help your parents come up with an estate planning strategy. But first, you’ve got to have those tough conversations. Here’s how to talk to them about power of attorney.

Having medical and statutory durable power of attorney o...

May 26, 2020

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...

April 7, 2020

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 a...

March 18, 2020

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...

February 26, 2020

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 spec...

January 15, 2020

Most parents sit back and watch as their children turn 18 and leave home. But what about parents of children with special needs? If you are the parent of a child with a developmental or intellectual disability, you should really consider setting up a guardianship of th...

December 24, 2019

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...