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Estate Planning For Parents: Protecting Your Children’s Future

As a parent, your top priority is likely the well-being and future of your children. While we all hope to be around for our kids for as long as possible, the reality is that life is unpredictable. That’s why it’s crucial to plan ahead and ensure that your children are taken care of, even in […]

Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid in Denton, Texas

Estate planning is a critical aspect of financial planning that ensures your assets are distributed according to your wishes after you pass away. Estate planning also helps to minimize the taxes, court costs, and legal fees associated with the transfer of your assets, so it’s important to be aware of common mistakes in estate planning […]

The Difference Between an LLC and an LLP in Denton, Texas

Are you a Denton, Texas resident who’s thinking about starting your own business? Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a small business owner, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the right legal structure for your company.When it comes to legal structures, two common options you may have heard of are Limited Liability […]

AI and Estate Planning

Estate planning is a crucial process that safeguards an individual’s assets and ensures provision for their loved ones in the case of their death or incapacitation. With the progress of technology, there has been a surge of interest in incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into estate planning. The integration of AI has the potential to simplify […]

Estate Planning For Pet Owners: Providing For Your Furry Friends

Our furry friends are more than just animals; they are our trusted companions and confidants who shower us with unwavering love and support. As their caretakers, we provide them with food, shelter, and attention they need to thrive. Nevertheless, have you ever pondered over what might befall your beloved pet if an unexpected event were […]

How to Avoid Probate

Probate is the legal process that occurs after someone passes away and their assets are distributed according to their will or Texas law. While it is an important process that ensures that a deceased person’s wishes are carried out and that any outstanding debts and taxes are paid, it can also be a lengthy and […]

Affidavit of Heirship

An affidavit of heirship is a legal document that is used to establish the heirs of a deceased person, particularly in cases where the deceased person did not leave a will. In Texas, an affidavit of heirship can be used to determine the rightful heirs to a person’s estate and to transfer ownership of property […]

What Probate Is Really Like: A Client’s Experience

Today’s article comes from a client who recently finished probating their mother’s will.  The client dealt with the stress and grief of the process by writing a first-hand account of their experience, which they gave me permission to share with you.  Read on to see what probate is really like in Denton, Texas. The probate […]

Cryptocurrency in Estate Planning

Cryptocurrency has gained popularity in recent years as a form of digital currency that utilizes cryptography for secure financial transactions. As such, it has become an increasingly common asset that people own and hold in their estate. Properly handling cryptocurrency in estate planning is important to ensure that it is distributed according to your wishes […]

The Probate Inventory & Appraisement

For nearly all of my clients, the most difficult part of probate is completing the inventory  and appraisement with the probate court. Filing the inventory and appraisement is a critical step during probate, which is the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person. The purpose of the inventory and appraisement is to […]

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