Free Report: What You Need to Know About Texas Probate Process

The death of a family member or loved one is often filled with grief, loss, and confusion. In addition to the emotional turmoil a death often causes, someone must handle the legal aspects of the death. In Texas, this often requires probating the decedent’s estate. Probate is the legal process by which the debts of… Continue Reading

Free Report: Intestacy in Texas: Commonly Asked Questions and Practical Answers

When a spouse dies without leaving behind a last will and testament in Texas, the surviving spouse is automatically entitled to receive a portion of the estate regardless of who else survives the decedent. Texas is a community property state. This means that the property owned by married people is divided into two general categories:… Continue Reading

Free Report: Preparing for Incapacity in Texas: The Specific Incapacity Planning Tools

It’s important to note that while we are talking about capacity and incapacity, you might sometimes come across the term “incompetent.” Though the terms “incompetent” or “incompetency” are still sometimes used, they have largely been replaced with “capacity” and “incapacity.” Nevertheless, the two terms are synonyms and can be used to mean the same thing…. Continue Reading

What Is a Medicaid Trust

What Is a Medicaid Trust from Jennifer Vermillion Medicaid is another government health insurance program. It is only available to people who are financially needy, but it does pay for long-term care.  Learn more about what is a medicaid trust in this presentation.

Free Report: What is Nursing Home Asset Protection

Everyone is aware of the fact that some senior citizens need help with their day-to-day needs, but you may be under the impression that you will not be among them when you attain senior status. In reality, the statistics tell a different tale. There is a very useful website that is maintained by the United… Continue Reading

Free Report: What are the Gift Tax Exclusions

If you are concerned about owing back taxes from all of those birthday gifts that you have given over the years, we have some good news for you. There are some gift tax exclusions that you can utilize to give tax-free gifts. One of them is the annual gift tax exclusion. Each calendar year, you can… Continue Reading

Free Report: Estate Planning and You

It is often easy for estate planning lawyers to forget that most people have little experience with the law, or estate planning itself. Before you begin your estate planning efforts, it’s valuable to take the time to learn some essential concepts that are involved in estate planning. Here are several key ideas you will want… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Elder Law: Question, Issues, and Answers

What You Need to Know About Elder Law: Question, Issues, and Answers from John Vermillion By preparing for the issues you will likely face as you age. Financial, healthcare, daily living, and other related issues can also be addressed by creating various elder law tools. Learn more about what you need to know about Elder Law in… Continue Reading

Dallas Nursing Home Costs on the Rise

The need for long-term care can be brought on by illness or serious injury.  In some situations, the need for assistance with daily activities often leads to long-term care need.  Unfortunate for seniors, the cost of long-term care continues to climb in our country.  According to some industry surveys, the average cost for a private… Continue Reading

Millionaire Growth in Dallas Spurs Estate Tax Concerns

As of 2013, there were 600,000 new millionaires reported in the United States.  This is the fast growth in millionaires in the country since the early 90s.  Most of these millionaires are being sourced by oil and technology.  As a result, Dallas has become the home of this record-breaking millionaire growth.  In fact, the number… Continue Reading