Monthly Archives: December 2019

Charitable giving can help you minimize taxes on your estate while supporting a cause that matters to you. Giving a sizable gift to a meaningful cause is a great way to create your Texas legacy, and it will benefit future generations. There are many ways to give to a charity, and it’s crucial to understand […]

Sometimes families don’t talk about estate planning with each other. Some parents may not even tell their kids about a will. Others may inform their children but fail to discuss the specifics. If the surviving family members don’t know the contents or location of the original will, where do they begin? Who gets what? Today, […]

Tom and Judy, residents of North Texas, were very proud of their son Dylan. He was an independent 16-year-old who had just passed his driver’s test. Tom and Judy trusted Dylan and his driving ability. However, they were nervous about other drivers being careless and jeopardizing their son’s safety. Sadly, not long after he got […]

Mildred and her husband George retired together to a beautiful ranch in North Texas. Soon after their retirement, Mildred’s husband passed away. This was a terrible shock for Mildred and her family — an adult daughter and four grandchildren. Mildred was suddenly faced with dozens of important questions and responsibilities, from paying the mortgage (“Where […]

Whether you’re facing a time of prosperity, uncertainty, or both, estate planning is an important part of your financial and legal future. However, the process involves major life decisions that can cause some people to procrastinate about their estate planning. Today, our attorneys discuss the common excuses we hear from folks for not creating an […]