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 […]
October 22, 2014

Estate Planning with 529 Plans

How 529 Plans Can Help With Your Estate Planning If you have children and need to save for their college education, you need to be aware […]
October 18, 2014

Can you be held liable for your parents’ debt under Texas estate planning law?

The website has published statistics regarding financial hardships and the increasing number of bankruptcies being filed in America.  The statistics show that between 1994 and 2007, […]
October 16, 2014

Texas Revocable Living Trust Planning – Transferring Your Personal Residence to a Trust

As a Houston estate planning attorney, one of the questions I often get from clients is how to transfer a personal residence to a Texas revocable […]
October 14, 2014

Why You Must Update Your Beneficiary Designations

A critical of component of any Texas estate plan is ensuring that you keep your beneficiary designations up to date on your life insurance policies and […]
October 7, 2014

Texas Revocable Living Trusts – Myth #2: They Save You Taxes

When I was younger, my grandparents got a visit from an attorney telling them about the importance of a revocable living trust and how it was […]
October 6, 2014

Texas Revocable Living Trusts – Myth #1: They Protect Your Assets

There is a lot of talk these days about Texas Revocable Living Trusts, sometimes referred to as “living trusts”, “revocable trusts”, or RLTs.  A question I […]
October 5, 2014

What to do When a Loved One Dies

Losing a loved one is traumatic, regardless of whether you see it coming or whether it occurs unexpectedly. While it is difficult to think about logistics […]
October 3, 2014

Celebrity Estates – Paul Walker

There are often lessons to be learned from the estate plans of celebrities, such as Whitney Houston, Robin Williams and Paul Walker. The late Paul Walker, […]
October 2, 2014

What Happens When You Die? Controlling the Disposition of Your Remains in Texas

What happens after you die?  Theological doctrines aside, many people are unaware of Texas law concerning who is responsible for a decedent’s remains after he or […]