February 17, 2015

Rules that apply to non-cash charitable deductions

If you itemize your deductions on your tax return this year, you may want to take advantage of any charitable contributions you made in 2014.  While […]
February 13, 2015

Who will update your Facebook page if you die?

Most people don’t think about Facebook and other social media profiles when considering the impacts of estate planning in Texas.  However, these accounts are assets that […]
February 12, 2015

Why DIY estate planning may not work for your Houston estate

In the age of the internet, many of us are used to finding out what we need to know about a subject by entering a search […]
February 11, 2015

A checklist of documents for your Houston estate plan

With 2015 in full swing, now is a great time to think about your estate plan and whether it needs to be reviewed or amended.  If […]
February 8, 2015

How your Houston estate can avoid probate court

As a Houston probate lawyer, I regularly hear horror stories from my estate planning clients about having to deal with a parent’s or other loved one’s […]
February 6, 2015

How pets fit in to your Houston estate plan

When it comes to our pets, many of us treat them as well (and sometimes even better) than our own children.  We let them sleep in […]
February 5, 2015

The Texas Probate Process

As a Houston probate lawyer, I often get asked the question, “what is probate?”  Unless you have lost a friend or relative who lives in Texas, […]
February 3, 2015

Houston Probate Law – Affidavit of Heirship

As a Houston probate lawyer, I often meet people who have lost loved ones.  Unfortunately, many people in Texas die each year without a valid last […]
January 30, 2015

Why young people in Houston need an estate plan

View image | gettyimages.com As a Houston estate planning attorney, some of the most common excuses people give me for not having an estate plan in […]