November 17, 2014

Is an IRA Still a Good Idea for Your Houston Estate Plan?

The Wall Street Journal published an article online in October, which the writer described how Congress is scrutinizing large IRAs.  The concern that Congress has is […]
November 16, 2014

Why You Need an Estate Plan in Houston Even if You Don’t Have Children

Many people without children believe that their estate planning should be simpler than it is for those who do not have any kids.  This is a […]
November 13, 2014

Year-End Estate and Financial Planning Tips for Houston Families

With the holidays and the end of the year approaching, now is a good time to pause and consider some common year-end estate and financial planning issues.  As […]
November 12, 2014

How Digital Assets Affect Your Houston Estate Plan

Most people understand that when they die, they will leave behind certain assets, such as a house, cars, and other personal property.  However, in today’s world […]
November 11, 2014

Paying for Your Grandchildren’s Education as Part of Your Houston Estate Plan

As a Houston estate planning attorney, a question I often get from my older clients is how they can best use their resources to help pay […]
November 10, 2014

DIY is OK for weekend projects, but not your Houston estate plan

As Americans (and especially Texans), we live in a culture of do-it-yourself, weekend warrior types that often prefer to handle projects on our own rather than […]
November 6, 2014

Why Every Houston Family Needs an Estate Plan

An article in the Dallas Morning News highlighted the importance of estate planning for all Texas families and individuals, and once again shows that everyone needs […]
November 6, 2014

How Beneficiary Designations can Affect Your Houston Estate Plan

Do you have any life insurance policies, retirement plans (from a current or former employer), or an Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)?  If so, when was the […]
November 4, 2014

Are Online Forms a Good Idea for your Houston Estate Plan?

In today’s culture, we use the internet for just about everything, from telecommuting for work in Houston, Texas to playing online games with people spread across […]