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The Reasons Why a Durable Power of Attorney is Important

Do you know how to ensure there is someone who can make your decisions if you are incapacitated? A separate document, called a durable power of attorney, ensures that your affairs are handled by someone you trust in the event you become unable to handle them yourself. Learn more from us today!

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Revocable Trusts are Much Harder to Contest Than Wills

A revocable trust’s contestability protection is valuable in more ways than one. Not only does it save on litigation costs typically paid from estate assets, but it avoids delays and emotional stress when families are grieving. Learn more from us today!

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Tips for Choosing the Right Decision Maker

If you are currently struggling to choose a decision maker for yourself, know you are not alone. Many people have difficulty deciding who they want to carry out tough decisions for them on their behalf. Let us share tips for choosing the right person for you today!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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