Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) - Singer & Actor … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
A comprehensive estate plan should do more than just decide how your assets are to be distributed after your death. It should also protect those assets during your lifetime and beyond. One way to do that is to incorporate tax avoidance strategies and tools into your estate plan. To help get you started, the estate planning attorneys t the Mendel Law Firm, L.P. answer some frequently asked questions about tax avoidance planning within your estate plan. If you have additional questions or … [Read more...] about The Mendel Law Firm L.P. – Frequently Asked Questions – Tax Avoidance Planning
"You are not your body and hair-style, but your capacity for choosing well. If your choices are beautiful, so too will you be." - Epictetus, Discourses, 3.1.39b-40a … [Read more...] about Thought of the Day
Music Did you know that Austin, Texas is called the Live Music Capitol of the World? This is because of how many concerts and music festivals the city hosts every year. It is said that on any given night there are about 100 shows going on. Austin is also home to some of the largest music events and festivals in the world featuring all genres of music. “Live Music Capital of the World.” Austin Relocation Guide, 5 May 2020, austinrelocationguide.com/live-music-capital-of-the-world/. … [Read more...] about Texas History
<h2>Contact Us</h2> If you have additional questions or concerns about asset protection planning, or you are ready to get started on your asset protection plan in the State of Texas, contact an experienced Texas estate planning attorney at The Mendel Law Firm L.P. by calling 281-759-3213 to schedule your appointment today. … [Read more...] about Asset Protection Planning FAQs
Ima Hogg (1882-1975) - Philanthropist … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
"Hold scared your capacity for understanding. For in it is all, that our ruling principle won't allow anything to enter that is either inconsistent with nature or with the constitution of a logical creature. It's what demands due diligence, care for others, and obedience to God." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 9.13 … [Read more...] about Thought of the Day
Tex-Mex Did you know TexMex was not always used to describe food? TexMex “originally began as an abbreviation for the Texas and Mexican Railroad, chartered in 1875.” Tex-Mex started to make its way to larger audiences for the first time starting in San Antonio in the 1880s. This was “largely thanks to the cheap, delicious food dished out by a group of women known as the “chili queens” in the city’s plazas.” Then the entree plate began to emerge, where they would serve an entree with rice and … [Read more...] about Texas History
Roberta Brooke Astor (1902-2007) - Philanthropist … [Read more...] about Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
A Trust has 5 ElementsTrusts have evolved to the point where there is a specialized trust to fit almost every estate planning goal or need. All trusts, however, require the same five elements for creation, including:Settlor - the person that creates the trust. A Settlor may also be referred to as the Grantor or Maker of the trust.Trustee - an individual or entity that enforces the trust terms as well as manages and invests the trust assets.Beneficiary - a beneficiary is the person, entity, or … [Read more...] about The Mendel Law Firm, L.P. – AVVO Guides