Selecting An Agent For Your Power Of Attorney

If you were to become incapacitated, who would pay your utility bills, file your taxes or otherwise manage your financial affairs? If you have not legally named someone to act on your behalf, it may be necessary for a court to appoint a guardian to handle these matters for you. Guardianship is expensive and cumbersome … Read More

What is a Durable Power of Attorney?

A durable power of attorney is a written document that creates an agency relationship between a principal, the person granting authority, and an agent or attorney-in-fact, the person to whom authority is granted. By signing a durable power of attorney, the principal authorizes another person to engage in specified business, financial and legal transactions on … Read More

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 effect after you die. Other documents are needed to carry out your wishes and manage your assets in the event you are temporarily or permanently disabled. The following … Read More