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5 Estate Planning Myths

There are many misconceptions about estate planning and implementing any of them into your estate plan can result in costly mistakes. Understanding who needs an estate plan and what it should cover is key to creating a plan that is…
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Under What Circumstances Can a Person Be Appointed a Guardian in Texas?

In Texas, a person can be appointed as a guardian under two circumstances. The first circumstance is if a minor loses a parent. When both parents are deceased or even when one parent is deceased, you can file for guardianship…
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Can I Designate a Guardian for Myself or My Children in Texas?

In Texas, you can designate a guardian for yourself and your children. As an adult, you can assign a guardian in case you become incapacitated. Likewise, you can name a guardian for your children in the event that you pass…
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How to Get the Best Healthcare When Incapacitated by COVID-19

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the country this year. In Texas, to date, we have seen more than 854,000 cases and 17,000 deaths. We have all heard the horror stories about people entering the hospital, being placed on ventilators, and becoming…
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A Close Look at the Costs for End-of-Life Care

A recent study showed that people in the U.S. fear developing Alzheimer's disease more than any other major life-threatening disease—including cancer, stroke, heart disease and diabetes. It also found if diagnosed with the disease, most have deep concerns about their…
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Look out: Medicare Changes on the Way!

Can you believe that Social Security’s 60 million-plus beneficiaries are scheduled to get a miniscule 0.2% cost-of-living adjustment next year? In addition, some Medicare recipients could be in line for some steep premium increases, according to the annual trustees reports…
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Have Control of Your Assets from the Grave!

Estate planning lets you determine how you want your assets distributed upon your death. Not to be morbid, but for those under 40, be advised that dying doesn't just happen to old people. In many instances, young people believe that's…
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Media Mogul Has Estate Planning Mess

Given that he has a fortune estimated at more than $5 billion, Sumner Redstone could hire the best estate planning help that money could buy. But instead, he bought himself a big mess—regardless of the results of all of the…
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