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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

Hurricane Harvey has revealed just how important paper documents still are, even in the digital age. Follow this checklist for how to replace key documents that may have been lost or destroyed.

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

We all owe a great debt of gratitude to President Lyndon B. Johnson, a Texas native, for making the dream of a program that would ensure the poor and aged were “spared the darkness of sickness without hope” a reality.

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

As a Texan, I have a special place in my heart for the television show King of the Hill. Well, the other day one of my favorite episodes was on; the one where Hank finds out he is the executor of his late father’s estate. As you can probably guess, it’s one of my favorites because it conveys an important ...

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

Inheritances can be wrought with controversy. Disputed wills, trusts, or other estate plans may lead to family members losing part or all of their inheritance. When a person believes that a family member or some other third party has wrongfully caused their inheritance to be reduced or eliminated, he or she may consider filing a claim for tortious interference with ...

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

Do you have any idea how much “digital exhaust” you are emitting? If you have no idea because you have never heard of the like, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Digital exhaust is a new term tech companies have come up with to describe the digital assets and output of the average person.

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

Trusts are at the heart of nearly every modern estate plan because they can help their creator avoid probate, preserve wealth, and have a bit more control over what happens to an estate after death. The most challenging aspect of estate planning using trusts is finding a trustee that can manage the workload required to make a trust work well.

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

A lot of estate planning advice focuses on how to pass on wealth to the next generation. This is important information, but ignores the fact that assets aren’t the only thing that are passed on after a death. Debts are often passed on as well.

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting and most terrifying moments of one's life. All at once a little human is depending on you, and you know you would move heaven and earth for them. In the rush to assemble cribs, baby proof cabinets, and stock up on diapers, many parents forget or push off another important task ...

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Gerald Winters P.C. Round Rock TX

When most of us hear the term estate planning, we think of wills. Wills are perhaps the most common estate planning tool, and for a good reason. With a will, you can dictate who will receive what assets, allowing you control over your legacy. What many Texans do not realize, however, is that alternatives exist beyond traditional wills and trusts.

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