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How to Spot, Avoid, and Report Coronavirus Scams

Beware. Con artists are using fears and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic to commit fraud. According to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), Americans have filed more than 200,000…

The Blessing of Planning Ahead

Many years ago, I wrote an article called: What What You Do If You Had 46 Days to Live? It referenced an article about a man named Rob Jaffe,…

Powers of Attorney Protect College Students During a Pandemic

My daughter graduated from high school a few weeks ago in an unusual ceremony. Our family drove up to the school building, exited our car, entered the…

The Texas Transfer on Death Deed

Effective September 1, 2015, Texas joined the growing number of states that allow owners of real estate to transfer property to their beneficiaries outside the…

Can I Sign My Will Electronically in Texas?

UPDATE: On April 8, 2020, Governor Abbott issued an order temporarily allowing regular notaries to notarize the following documents by video conference: durable powers of attorney, medical powers…

How to Sign Estate Planning Documents in a Pandemic

UPDATE: On April 8, 2020, Governor Abbott issued an order temporarily allowing regular notaries to notarize the following documents by video conference: durable powers of attorney, medical powers…

Planning for a Pandemic

My children asked me yesterday how many times in my life the world has dealt with a pandemic like COVID-19. I couldn’t think of any other. COVID-19…

Will Transferring My Homestead to a Revocable Trust Prevent Me From Qualifying For Medicaid?

Medicaid is a means-tested benefit that provides health insurance for Americans with limited financial resources and income. To be eligible for Medicaid coverage, applicants can have no…