A Practical Guide When Someone You Love Dies

When Someone You Love Dies

When Someone You Love Dies In my office, we are long on both Probate and Life Experience.  Having focused my law practice on estate planning and probate, I have helped thousands with transferring their assets after a loved one passes (probate) and likewise I’ve guided thousands with drafting their estate planning documents to avoid issues …

Dying Without a Will

Dying without a will

Recently, I met with a client who had lost their spouse.  They owned a home together and had purchased the real estate 40 plus years ago. In order to sell the home, since the spouse passed without a Last Will and Testament, the surviving spouse could not sell the home.  They would have to resolve …

Probate in Texas

Probate in Texas

I recently corresponded with my good friend, Matt Crider, who practices law in California.  The system of probate in California is vastly different that here in Texas.  In California, transferring a person’s assets through a Will can take 2 years and the court sets the fee.   Probate is simply the administration of a deceased person’s …