How to Prepare Seniors with Dementia for a Hurricane

This article is based on a conversation by Kim Hegwood, managing attorney for Hegwood Law Group, and Dale Libby, Chairman and CEO of the Brazoria County Gathering Place Interfaith Ministries. For the full conversation on this topic, view the Life…
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Not On the Same Page? What to Do if Your Spouse Disagrees With You About Estate Planning

Marriage is about compromise, which usually means coming to an agreement about where to live, whether to have kids, and possibly even when to retire. Unfortunately, some couples find themselves in complete disagreement about planning for the future. Retirement is…
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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Estate Planning

Estate planning is important – you probably already know this much to be true. Unfortunately, the importance of such a task does not make it any more appealing when it comes time to get your affairs in order. Nobody likes…
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The Inextricable Link Between Long-Term Planning and Freedom

There are many opinions on the keys to success and what it means to live a happy, fulfilling lifestyle. Hard work and discipline can get you far, but if you are hoping to achieve lasting success and a real sense…
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Britney Spears’ Conservatorship & How It Can Happen to You

If you have not heard about the legal battle that Britney Spears has endured over the last nearly 13 years, you are in for a whirlwind of information. In 2008, shortly after what many call a “breakdown,” Britney has been…
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How to Divvy Up Personal Assets Without Splitting Up the Family

Gathering your personal possessions and deciding who to distribute them to can be one of the most difficult tasks when creating an estate plan. To avoid family feuds after you are gone, it is important to have a plan and…
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Estate Planning for Those You Love (Including Four-Legged Children)!

There is no doubt about it: pets are members of the family. Whether you are a cat person, a dog lover, or prefer the company of birds or guinea pigs, most people can agree that these furry friends are indeed…
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Estate Planning During Times of Uncertainty

We are all living through uncertain times, and dare I say it – unprecedented times. Nobody knows exactly how the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact our lives or when it will end. While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic…
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Recalibrating Your Estate Plans After a Move

Each year, more than four million Americans move to a new state. Amidst the chaos of moving boxes and mail forwarding, it is easy for small details to get lost in the shuffle. Every state has its own rules and…
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Why Having an Imperfect Estate Plan Is Better Than Not Having One At All

There are many unknowns when planning for your family’s future, but you cannot let the uncertainties get in the way of creating any kind of plan. Having an imperfect plan is usually better than having no plan at all. No plan…
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