Wills & trusts : Law & Legal & Attorney
Planning for the future of a child with special needs involves the use of a variety of legal tools. A Supplementary Needs Trust is one of the most widely known and widely used of these tools. Parents and guardians involved in special needs planning will want to establish a Supplementary Needs Trust
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The Texas Probate Code provides the law governing probate matters, including the making of wills, rules of inheritance without a will, administration of estates, establishment of heirs and appointment of guardians. Certain assets, for example community property or property held in joint tenancy, may
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What if your uncle has named you to serve as the Personal Representative of his estate, the successor Trustee of his trust or his preneed Guardian? And what if your uncle becomes incapacitated or dies and his attorney contacts you to let you know about your appointment, but your really don't wa
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If a person is listed as the executor in someone's will, he will have the responsibility of settling the decedent's affairs after death. Serving as an executor does not have to be complicated if the executor is aware of his duties and knows where to turn to for assistance, if needed.
If you are interested in reviewing the information about a probate estate and obtaining copies of probate court documents, many courts now have this information posted for free online. Here you will find the steps required to review the online probate dockets for estates that are being, or have been
I can't tell you how many people tell me that they are not worried about estate planning because they own everything jointly with their spouse, so it doesn't really matter. WRONG! Here are a few reasons why that kind of thinking costs thousands of dollars (at least).
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Special Needs Children - Letters of Intent - No Substitute For Living Wills, Estate Plans, and Trust
In order to properly see to the needs and caring of a special needs loved one after you have passed, a slew of steps and legal documents need to be set in place. Living wills, insurance policies, estate plans... The list goes on and on. A parent can easily get lost in the mountain of paperwork. The
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Probate liquidators buy inheritance assets from estate administrators who manage decedent estates. There are many reasons Administrators sell inheritance property, but the most common is to obtain cash to pay-off outstanding debts or liquidate assets which are costly to maintain.
Creating a will is an important part of a good estate plan which will guide how your finances will be settled when you die. A will is a legal and binding document that is able to stand alone and of which beneficiaries, the executor and guardians have a legal claim into.