Should you try to avoid probate?

Probate may be one of the most confusing aspects of estate planning. Some see it as an important legal process, and others do everything possible to avoid it. The average estate will go through probate, which proves the validity of your will, verifies the identity of...

My parent just died. What happens next?

It is likely with great sorrow that you said goodbye to your parents. Perhaps you have reached the age where many of your friends are losing their parents, and you knew it wouldn’t be long before you experienced the loss yourself. Whether your last living parent...

Will your children fight over your estate?

Estate law experts estimate that in Texas and across the country, about $30 trillion will pass from parents to children and grandchildren through inheritances over the next few decades. While you may not have $30 trillion to leave behind for your children, whatever...