Protect Your Family’s Future: 2 Estate Planning Tools You Should Know About

If you hire an estate planning attorney, one of their top priorities should concern probate. You want to ensure they draft documents that allow your loved ones to bypass probate court once you pass. This way, they can avoid lengthy court proceedings and expensive fees associated with the process. However, in many cases, your legal options may prove costly and …

Long-Term Care for Aging or Disabled Parents: Are You Prepared?

A critical thought facing many families is the question of who will care for their parents in the long run. If your parents are elderly or live with a disability, the question becomes even more important. They may not be able to go about their everyday activities independently. As a result, they may require long-term care. Many times, relatives or …

An Estate Plan is the Gift of Peace of Mind

The last thing you want to worry about is what will happen to your family and estate when you pass. Maybe you have been concerned about this idea for a while or maybe it is a passing thought you have never considered deeply. Regardless of how many assets you possess, small or large, an estate plan can give you peace …

Texas Estate Planning Attorney: Why Millennials Need to Start Planning

As a Texas Estate Planning Attorney, I can tell you that you don’t have to be rich or own a lot of valuable assets to have an estate plan. That’s good news for millennials, most of whom haven’t had the time or financial means to save for retirement. Many of them are still paying down their student loans. But even …

Will Your Estate Go to Your Family? 4 Ways to Avoid Probate in Texas

Probate court can be a long, costly, and confusing process. Imagine that one of your loved ones has just died. The last thing that you probably want to do is worry about whether the court is going to distribute their estate properly. That’s why so many people want to avoid probate in Texas. Want to keep your estate out of …

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 …