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...
Guardianship Mediation Training

Guardianship Mediation Training

Sponsored by the Office of Dispute Resolution for Lubbock County and Hosted by the Texas Guardianship Association When: September 24 -26, 2019 Join us for the ONLY Guardianship Mediation Training in the State of Texas! This 24-hour workshop will provide participants...
How the Probate Process Works in Texas

How the Probate Process Works in Texas

When someone passes away in Texas, what happens to the estate? Who handles the distribution of the estate’s assets, pays off debts, and handles any issues that arise? Estates pass through the probate process in Texas, where the court supervises the settlement of the...

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Problems with Texas Guardianship

A recent review by the Texas Guardianship Compliance Program found that of the 30,000 files on active guardianship cases around the state, 41 percent were out of compliance with state law. Texas guardians hold nearly $5 billion in assets for vulnerable state citizens,...

What Needs to Go Through Probate?

It is very important that you understand what needs to go through probate when you do and when you do not have a will. That way, you can understand what the effects may be of not having a will, or a current will, at the time of your death. Some things are going to go...