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Texas Christmas Celebration Ideas For The Holidays

Texas Christmas Celebration Ideas For The Holidays

Texas Christmas activities are special because every fun activity you can think of becomes bigger and more exciting. With the holiday season right upon us, there are lots of things to look forward to. Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations in Texas are treated as...

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Why A Will For Young Parents Is A Must-Have

Why A Will For Young Parents Is A Must-Have

All through the years, especially since the launch of Thomas-Walters Estate Planning, we've come across different heartbreaking stories with adverse legal implications. We've seen cases where a mum or dad dies and leaves behind their young kids. In more grievous...

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How to Probate a Will in Texas: How Long Does It Take?

How to Probate a Will in Texas: How Long Does It Take?

When a person dies their estate must be settled. An estate sounds like a fancy word, but it simply means all of their assets. In laymen's terms, this is "everything they own." The process of settling an estate against any outstanding liabilities is called probating....

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DIY WILLS AND TRUSTS – Read This Before You Proceed

DIY WILLS AND TRUSTS – Read This Before You Proceed

DIY WILLS AND TRUSTS - Read This Before You Proceed Among the types of estate planning, a last will and testament are among the most common. We write in detail about these in a related post, entitled: What is a will, and do I need one? We will briefly summarize it...

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5 HIDDEN DANGERS OF JOINT OWNERSHIP WITH A CHILD

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A common question I am asked is whether probate can be avoided if assets are owned jointly with a child. I would like to share just four of the disastrous reasons why you should not add a child’s name to the title of an asset just to...

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MYTHS AND MISUNDERSTANDING ABOUT REVOCABLE LIVING TRUSTS

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]People often hear things about living trusts from friends, family members and the media, and just assume they are true without taking the time to check them out. Here are some common myths and misunderstandings: 1.      A living...

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