November 27, 2014

How Stepchildren may Affect your Houston Estate Plan

Blended families have become become commonplace over the last few decades, in Texas as well as across the U.S.  As a Houston estate planning attorney, many […]
November 26, 2014

Houston Estate Planning for Out-of-State Property

If you are a Texas resident and own real estate outside of Texas, you may not be aware that after you die some sort of ancillary […]
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 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 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 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 […]