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...

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,...