Estate Planning

Two old hands

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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Three generations of men

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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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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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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In this 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature, lawmakers are weighing a wide variety of proposed law changes. Three pending bills could impact estate planning and elder law in Texas. Anyone who has been putting off creating an estate plan or may soon be named as an agent in an elderly loved one’s estate plan should carefully review these ...

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Exciting things are happening in Round Rock. Baseball great Nolan Ryan is moving the headquarters of his foundation here, which is going to be a great boon for our community, and a wonderful example of the good work that can be done through a family foundation.

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Are you planning on setting a New Year’s resolution? If so, you are in good company. 45% of all Americans usually make New Year's resolutions, and 17% infrequently do so. This sounds pretty good until you consider only 8% of people keep their resolutions. Why not set a resolution for 2017 that is easy to accomplish and calorie-counting free? Vow ...

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The countdown is on! The holidays and the end of the year are just around the corner. If you have not done so already, it is time to finish making any gifts and donations necessary to minimize your tax burden this year and at the time of your death.

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