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A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Britney Spears

There have been many recent reports regarding the petition that Britney Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, filed with the Court that has overseen her conservatorship. This has been an unexpected occurrence considering that the pop star has been under a conservatorship…
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Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families

Today’s modern family often looks a little different than it once did. While the nuclear family once meant two parents and their children, things are more blended these days. As people get married, divorced, and remarried, they often wonder about…
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Modifying Estate Plans After a Serious Illness

When faced with a serious illness, there are many things that feel out of your control. The sense of fear and helplessness can seem overwhelming. Believe it or not, there are steps you can take to regain a sense of…
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Estate Planning for 80-Somethings

Estate planning needs to change over your lifetime (believe it or not, it is not a “one and done” thing). When you are in your twenties and working your first job, you might worry only about which beneficiaries to list…
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Do You Need an Estate Plan If You Are Single?

Tying the knot and having kids can change your finances significantly. One of the most important tools to protect your loved ones in such a scenario is a will. But if you are single – and far off from starting…
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Your Simple – Yet Comprehensive – Guide to Estate Planning

Each year, millions of Americans dismiss estate planning efforts because they believe it is too complicated. While crafting estate plans can be confusing at first, the process can be simplified when you are working with the right team. Understanding the…
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What to Know About Estate Planning After a Divorce

When going through a divorce, there are many things you must end up updating or changing because of your decree. While the most common things like bank accounts, retirement beneficiaries, life insurance beneficiaries, and other assets are changed immediately, estate…
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Special Needs Estate Planning: Basic Strategies and Tactics

Families with children with disabilities need to take extra precautions in their estate planning.  This is true regardless of whether the child with special needs is a minor or is now an adult – especially if they will one day…
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Declining the Duty of Being Power of Attorney

We have all heard the importance of having a Will. You may also have heard about the importance and benefits of assigning a power of attorney to carry out your Will upon your death. But what happens when your power…
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Houston Estate Lawyer Answers, “How Does a Power of Attorney Document Work?

A power of attorney (POA) is a document that serves as a written authorization to represent or act on another’s behalf. However, a POA does not necessarily give someone the right to make all decisions. There are different type of…
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