Becoming a Power of Attorney & What You Should Know!

Kim Hegwood recently was a special guest on the Parent Projects Podcast to discuss the crucial topic of "Becoming a Power of Attorney." Kim's extensive experience in estate planning and elder law allows her to provide invaluable insights to the…
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How to Get Emergency Guardianship of an Elderly Parent in Texas

When a parent starts experiencing rapid health decline or shows signs of self-neglect due to dementia or other cognitive issues, it often falls on adult children to quickly step in. Seeking emergency guardianship through the courts is one way to…
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How to Deal with Greedy Family Members after a Death

When a loved one passes away, it can bring out the worst in some family members. Greed and entitlement rear their ugly heads as certain relatives try to get more than their fair share of the inheritance. As estate planning…
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Navigating High-Profile Guardianship Matters in Texas: A Guide to Avoiding Legal Turmoil

A recent high-profile guardianship proceeding has captured the attention of Houston and has shed light on the intricacies and potential legal pitfalls of one subject to a guardianship matter. The unfolding drama has not only underscored the importance of understanding…
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How to Create a Living Trust in 5 Simple Steps

How to Create a Living Trust in 5 Simple Steps Estate planning conversations often circle back to that mysterious legal entity - the living trust. If you're a Texas resident considering estate planning, you may have heard about these tools…
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Which Will is the Right Fit? Breaking Down the Basic Types

Thoughtful estate planning allows us to care for our loved ones even when we can no longer be with them. For most, the first step in this journey is outlining their wishes and intentions for their estate in a last…
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Cher Files for Conservatorship (Guardianship) of Son Elijah Blue Allman

Cher’s recent decision to file for conservatorship over her son, Elijah Blue Allman, sheds light on the importance of estate planning in managing complex family situations and potential crises. While it is a challenging time for Cher and her family,…
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What Happens in Probate Court? A Comprehensive Guide

Probate court is a place where the stories of people's lives unfold. It's where emotions run high, where the past meets the present, and where the future is shaped. As the surviving loved ones, you are tasked with distributing assets,…
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How Much Does Probate Cost in Texas?

Losing someone you love is hard enough without money concerns weighing you down. But after their passing, your grief now comes with Texas-sized probate costs. Between attorney’s fees, appraisal costs, creditors, court charges, and more, probate expenses can quickly snowball. …
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The Perks of Putting Property in a Trust

If you’re like most people in Texas, your home and other real estate make up a significant portion of your total assets. You have invested a lifetime of hard work and savings into your property. So what will happen to…
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