December 5, 2014

Why Houston Couples May Need to Update Their Estate Plans

A recent article in The Woodlands Villager pointed out the importance of updating your wills if you are married.  Estate tax changes in the last several […]
December 3, 2014

Leaving Your Estate to your Houston Heirs

A common misconception among Houston families is that you have to be wealthy in order to provide something for your children when you die.  As discussed […]
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 22, 2014

Houston Real Estate Market Continues to Rise

If you have lived in Houston, Texas for any amount of time, you have no doubt noticed the increase in property values that has occurred over […]
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 […]