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I’m Single and Have No Children . . . What Happens if I Die Without a Will in Texas?

If you are an unmarried person who dies without a valid Texas Will, the Texas intestacy statutes will determine how your property will be divided. …

Top Ten Estate Planning Tips for Parents of Special Needs Children

Estate planning is extremely important for parents of special needs children. Without proper planning, well-meaning parents can inadvertently disqualify special needs children from receiving government benefits, which…

Estate Planning for Intangible Treasures

Last year for Christmas, my mother-in-law gave my children a “Chat Pack.” It’s a box of cards with simple questions designed to start conversations. My kids love…

Is Your Child Trust-Worthy?

In The Wall Street Journal’s Financial Guidebook for New Parents, the book’s author, Stacey L Bradford, explains why parents should consider setting up…

The Five Basic Estate Planning Documents Every Adult in Texas Needs

When people think about estate planning, they generally think only about a will. Although a will is an important part of an estate plan, it only takes…

Does Medical Power of Attorney Grant Agent Unrestricted Authority to Act?

A medical power of attorney allows you to designate a trusted family member or friend to make health care decisions for you in the…

Why Don’t You Have a Will?

Most people recognize the importance of having a will. But a study done nationally in 2007 found that over half (57%) of all…

My Virtual Law Firm

Over the next few months, I will be preparing to launch a completely Web-based law office that will give busy Texas parents the ability to prepare their…