Houston Estate Planning Blog

Does your Houston estate plan need an update?

Does your Houston estate plan need an update?

An effective estate plan can do a lot to protect your loved ones and your estate from costly divorces, lawsuits, and taxes (both estate tax and income tax). You may think you don’t need an estate plan, especially, if you’re young and healthy, but it would be a mistake to adopt this mindset. As a […]

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How much does probate cost in Houston?

How much does probate cost in Houston?

As a Houston probate lawyer, I am often asked how much it costs to probate an estate in Houston and the surrounding areas.  The answer I always give is “it depends”.  I hate to give vague answers, but this is not a question that can be addressed without knowing the answers to several questions, such […]

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Houston estate planning lessons from Robin Williams

Houston estate planning lessons from Robin Williams

As you probably already know, beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams died last year. What you may not know is that a big mess has ensued resulting from some mistakes in the drafting of his estate planning documents. Without going into too much detail, Mr. Williams’ children and his widow (who is not the mother […]

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