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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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Who Is Legally Able to Contest a Will or an Estate in Texas?

In Texas, only those who have “standing” can contest a will or estate. This means beneficiaries and heirs can contest a will, as well as any person or company that owns a portion of the property that is passing through…
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Why You Should Have an Estate Plan

One way to ensure that your assets go to the people you want is to have a comprehensive estate plan to spell out your wishes and intentions. A well thought out estate plan will outline your wishes for your beneficiaries…
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Biggest Estate Planning Stories

Mistakes can easily be made during estate planning. Hearing about other’s mishaps might help you learn from them and avoid them later. Here are some important estate planning stories that may help you avoid conflicts in the future. Michael Jackson:…
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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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Epstein Signed A New Will Just Days Before His Death

Just two days before he took his own life, accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein executed a new estate plan. It provides a glimpse at what assets might be available to his alleged victims but also keeps many things about his…
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T Her Wishes

When Aretha Franklin passed away, it was widely reported that she died without an estate plan in place. Now, three hand-written documents have been discovered that seem to outline her end of life goals. Do a few notes found underneath…
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Houston Business Lawyer: Succession Planning for Your Small Business is Crucial for its Survival

You have worked hard for the success of your small business, but have you thought about what will happen to it after you are gone? By engaging in Succession Planning, the small business owner can ensure that his or her…
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