Estate Planning Is for Everyone

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The process of estate planning is often thought of as something that is only important for people who have reached an advanced age. We all know that  senior citizens are more likely to pass away than their younger counterparts, but in truth,  all responsible adults should have an estate plan in place. There have been… Read more »

Texas Estate Planning Tip Sheet

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Tip 1. Your estate is what you leave behind after you die. Everyone has an estate. Whether you are wealthy, old, young, a parent, single, or anything else, you have, or more specifically will have, an estate. Your estate is simply the collection of possessions, money, and other property you leave behind after you die,… Read more »

What Is an Incentive Trust?

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When you are planning your estate, passing along resources directly with no strings attached can be perfectly acceptable for some established people on your inheritance list. At the same time, there could be people in the family who could use some guidance. Under these circumstances, you could consider the creation of an incentive trust. With… Read more »

So You’ve Been Named Executor. What Now?

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If you are ever asked by someone to serve as the executor of an estate, you should realize that accepting the position means you will have specific responsibilities when that person dies. Your primary duty as an executor will be to manage the estate through probate. While many of the concerns people have about probate… Read more »

Your Estate Plan and Your Digital Will in Texas

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Today, computer technology, digital documents, and the Internet allow you to do shop online, file your taxes electronically, and share every thought you have with friends at every moment. But while computers have become indelible parts of our day-to-day lives, the law is not exactly up to date when it comes to technology. This is… Read more »

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