How Does Texas Treat Handwritten Wills?

How Does Texas Treat Handwritten Wills?

For the vast majority of people, a proper estate plan includes a professionally drafted will. However, many adults in the United States currently lack key estate planning document. Indeed, the AARP reports that more than half of adults do not have a will. Beyond that,...
5 Things to Know About Adult Guardianship

5 Things to Know About Adult Guardianship

When an older adult in your family no longer has the capacity to care for himself or herself, or when an elderly loved one needs help managing his or her legal affairs, it may be time to consider a guardianship. As an article in Caring.com explains, “many older adults...
Common Steps in the Probate Process

Common Steps in the Probate Process

When a loved one passes away, the probate process usually will be necessary regardless of whether the person died with or without a will. In Texas, the probate process can be extremely complicated. As the Texas State Law Library explains, although some Texas probate...