Nursing Home Care: Do You Meet the Texas State Medicaid Eligibility Requirements?

Older adults or persons with disabilities may require long-term care. This can include nursing homes or other assisted living facilities. Medicaid can help with this often overwhelming endeavor — but you might not know where to begin. However, if you know that you (or a loved one) will need care in the immediate or distant future, you can save yourself …

5 Questions to Help Your Family Have the Estate Planning Talk

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw Estate planning is a touchy subject for many families. It’s not fun to think about death, and it’s even less fun to talk about it with your parents or your children. Going about the talk the wrong way can lead to conflict, …

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 …

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 …

How to Find a Divorce Lawyer Who Is Perfect for Your Case

Divorce is difficult enough without having to find a divorce lawyer who is the right fit for your case. Most people have no experience when it comes to searching for an attorney who practices family law, so searching for someone to take on your case can seem daunting. Getting divorced is not a decision that people take lightly, and rightly …