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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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What is a Small Estate Affidavit?

Probate is the process of transferring a person’s property after their death. If the person has a Will, the court oversees the distribution of the person’s assets to the heirs named in the Will. The probate process can be lengthy, time-consuming, and costly in some situations. 

However, some...

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How Long Does Probate Take in Texas?

After a close relative dies, there is often a whirlwind of activity like making funeral arrangements, notifying people, looking for your deceased loved one’s important papers, and the many other tasks that must get taken care of when someone dies in Texas. When you locate the will, another series of events will...

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Should You Set Up a Revocable Living Trust?

If you want to get your financial matters organized and protect the future of your loved ones, you might be considering a revocable living trust. You probably have questions, like Should you set up a revocable living trust?

This article answers some of the common questions about these documents....

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