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Some people are able to retire earlier than others. While many folks have dreams of early retirement, it may not always be best for their situation. If you’re nearing retirement, you may have some questions and concerns, and the Davidson Law Group is here to provide guidance. Today, our elder law attorneys share some things […]

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 […]

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 […]

Estate Planning: What to Include in a Letter of Instruction While the Last Will and Testament is the most widely known document in estate planning, there are other important elements as well. Another important aspect of estate planning is a document called a Letter of Instruction. This document will tell your loved ones important personal […]

Common Misconceptions About Powers of Attorney Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document that enables someone to make financial and medical decisions on your behalf. This person, called your agent, is allowed to make decisions if you are unable to because you become ill or incapacitated. Granting power of attorney is a serious decision, […]

Probate Attorneys Explain Ancillary Probate in Texas If you have a loved one who owned real estate property and has passed away, there are a lot of things to consider. When it comes to wills and trusts, the legal process can be complicated, especially if your loved one lived out-of-state. In this blog, the probate […]

An Estate Attorney Explains Why an Executor Can Be Removed Wills often name an executor to manage the deceased person’s estate after their passing. Nominating an executor is an important decision because it implies many responsibilities. Sometimes, the executor’s duties are not upheld and various consequences may occur. Previously on the Davidson Law Group blog, […]

Davidson Law Group Explains What You Need to Know About Social Security Survivor’s Benefits Survivor benefits are monthly Social Security payments to family members of a wage earner who has died. They typically go to the spouse, former spouse, or children of someone who was eligible for Social Security benefits. Many married couples are often […]

The Wills and Trusts Attorneys Explain Who Can Serve as Executor If you have been named in a will as the executor of an estate in Texas, the county probate judge must decide if you are qualified to serve. Because the executor is responsible for protecting the assets, filing tax returns, paying bills, and distributing […]