November 3, 2014

5 Estate Planning Documents Every Houston Family Should Have

People are often confused about what type of documents they need as part of their Houston estate plan, and how far they should go in their […]
October 31, 2014

Using the Holidays to Discuss Your Houston Estate Plan

As the holidays approach, many of us will be getting together with family to give thanks, spend time with our families, and eat more than our […]
October 31, 2014

Affidavit of Heirship – A Texas Probate Alternative

In Texas, if a person dies without a will (known as dying “intestate”), there is often a question as to what to do in order to […]
October 29, 2014

Probate vs. Non-Probate Property in Your Houston Estate Plan

A good Texas Last Will and Testament will accomplish many things in your Houston estate plan.  It will dispose of all of your probate property by […]
October 28, 2014

Should You Make Gifts to Your Kids (and Grandkids) While You’re Alive?

A common question I hear from clients as a Texas estate planning attorney is whether they should leave their entire estate to their descendants (i.e., kids […]
October 27, 2014

Four Reasons People Procrastinate About Their Houston Estate Plans

You probably know that you need an estate plan in place to ensure that your wishes are carried out after you die regarding your assets, in […]
October 26, 2014

What Happens in Texas if you Die Without Naming a Guardian for Your Children?

What Will Happen in Texas if You Die or Become Incapacitated Without Naming a Guardian for Your Children? As a parent in Texas, it is your […]
October 25, 2014

Communicating with your Children about Your Houston Estate Plan

As a Houston estate planning attorney, one of the questions I often get from clients is whether they should tell their children about their estate plans.  […]
October 24, 2014

Asset Protection in Second Marriages

As a Houston estate planning attorney, I often have clients who are entering into second marriages and want to make sure that their assets and their […]