November 25, 2014

Estate Planning and Texas Homestead Protections

In Texas, your primary residence is protected under the state constitution.  Texas has an unlimited homestead exemption with respect to your general creditors, which means that […]
November 21, 2014

How Houston Families Can Prevent Identity Theft After Death

A recent article by the American Academy of Estate Planning attorneys addressed the issue of post-death identity theft.  Most of us are aware of the risk […]
November 20, 2014

How to Protect Your Houston Estate for Your Children

If you’re a parent, you likely want to provide for your children not only while you’re alive, but also after you die.  Most parents want what […]
November 19, 2014

Estate Planning Mistakes for Houston Families to Avoid

As a recent article in Financial Post points out, there are good and bad things about making mistakes in your estate plan.  The upside is that […]
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 […]