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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 the assets to the beneficiaries, Texas law excludes certain groups of […]

A living trust is a legal document that provides clear instructions on how one’s assets should be disbursed after death. A living trust is similar to a will but does not have to go through the probate process. In a previous blog post, we identified the benefits of a living trust. Today, the wills and […]

Most of us have heard the phrase “power of attorney”, but that does not necessarily mean everyone truly understands what it means. In a previous blog, our estate attorney covered the basics of choosing someone to give the power of attorney to, but what about if someone elects to give that power to you? What […]