Estate Planning

7 Ways to Avoid Probate

Can I estate plan to avoid probate? In short, yes, there are some ways to exclude assets from probate. What is Probate? Probate refers to the legal process for distributing the assets of a deceased person, and often requires the assistance of an attorney and a court proceeding. Not only does probate come with a… Continue Reading 7 Ways to Avoid Probate

What is a Living Will?

And what you need to know about a Living Will during the COVID-19 pandemic. When you are admitted to the hospital for treatment, you will be asked if you have any estate planning documents like a “Living Will”. In Texas, we call this document a “Directive to Physicians and Family or Surrogates” (or “Advance Medical… Continue Reading What is a Living Will?

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