Category: Probate

Texas Probate Judge Holds Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Texas Probate Judge Holds Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Yesterday (2/17/2015), a Texas probate court judge ruled that the Texas ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.  In his ruling (which can be viewed here), Travis County Probate Judge Guy Herman stated that the state’s restrictions on creating or recognizing marriages of same sex couples “violate the due process clause and the equal protection clause of […]

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Who will update your Facebook page if you die?

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 you leave behind like many other personal items.  Facebook profiles often feature pictures and personalized messages on a Timeline that have significant sentimental value for those you leave behind. […]

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