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10 Estate Planning Problems of Unmarried Couples

Texas and federal law provide far more protections to married couples than to unmarried couples. This situation is strikingly problematic in the area of estate planning. A Texas estate planning attorney can talk to you about these issues and help you craft documents tailored specifically to your situation and goals.

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What Is Digital Estate Planning?

When a person thinks about estate planning, they probably think of drafting a will, a trust, or other documents such as a power of attorney. But today, we also need to consider what happens to our digital property and assets when we pass. This is what is known as digital estate planning....

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5 Reasons You Need a Will

Preparing a will is one of the easiest things you can do to have an estate plan and peace of mind. Unfortunately, too many people don’t prepare one and die intestate (without a will). You may not realize that when a person dies without a will, the state decides what happens to their...

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Understanding Texas Special Needs Trusts

Like many other states, Texas allows people to create special needs trusts that can provide financial help for people with disabilities. There are strict rules on how to set up a special needs trust and limitations on how the trust assets can be used. If these rules get violated, innocently or otherwise,...

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