You may have heard from family member, friends, or co-workers about the importance of creating a comprehensive estate plan but thought the advice does not apply to you. People frequently think it is necessary to have a large estate before even a Last Will and Testament becomes necessary. The reality, however, is that everyone over the age of 18 should have at least a Last Will in Testament in place. A deeper understanding of what a Will does for you and your loved ones, as well as what can … [Read more...] about Who Should Have a Last Will and Testament?
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As a domicile of Texas, you may be able to rely on the state’s probate laws to a limited extent should you divorce. Almost all estate planning lawyers will recommend periodic reviews of estate planning documents. Your estate planning attorney will most likely ask you to review your estate plan during or after important life-changing events. One of these events is divorce. At least one time after your divorce, you should sit down with your estate planning attorney to review your estate plan. … [Read more...] about Divorce and Previously Drafted Wills in Texas