January 14, 2015

How healthcare coverage may impact taxes for Houstonians

When tax time rolls around, most people are concerned with the amount of their taxable income and the deductions they can take to get the largest […]
January 10, 2015

What happens to your 401(k) when you leave your job?

Ever wonder what happened to your old 401(k) after you left a job?  A recent Forbes article explores this idea.  If there wasn’t much in the […]
January 8, 2015

Reducing the stress in planning your Houston estate

A recent article in Forbes concerning estate planning discussed the elements of an estate plan that can  help leave you with the least possible amount of […]
January 6, 2015

Who will get the personal property in your Houston estate?

When most Houston residents think about estate planning, they think about things like cars, homes, and bank accounts.  While these are important assets to consider as […]
January 5, 2015

How your Houston estate is affected by Texas community property laws

As a Houston estate planning attorney, I often get questions concerning Texas community property laws and how they affect estate planning in Texas.  There are currently […]
December 23, 2014

Charitable giving as part of your Houston estate plan

With the holidays in full swing and the end of the year quickly approaching, now is a great time to consider many those last minute charitable […]
December 13, 2014

Houston Estate Planning – What does a Texas trustee do?

With many people in Texas utilizing revocable living trusts as the backbone of their estate plans, the question often arises as to what are the duties […]
December 12, 2014

Is a Roth IRA conversion a good fit for your Houston Estate Plan?

A common question people have regarding their retirement plans is whether they should convert their traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.  The answer depends on a […]
December 10, 2014

Preventing Problems with Trustees and Beneficiaries in Texas Trusts

As a Houston estate planning attorney, one of the issues that comes up is the relationship between a trustee of a Texas trust and the beneficiaries […]