The 6 Most Important Benefits of a Trust

A Trust is an important piece to your estate plan that allows a third party, or trustee, to hold assets on behalf of your named beneficiary or beneficiaries. Trusts can be created in a variety of ways and can have many benefits, including what we consider the top 6...

Navigating Probate: A Guide to the Dallas Probate Court Process

  The Dallas Probate Court process can seem daunting, but you can manage the process effectively with the right guidance and support.   What is Probate? Probate is the legal process of administering a deceased person’s estate after death. It involves...

5 Reasons Why You May Need a Probate Lawyer in Texas

If a loved one has recently passed away in the State of Texas, it’s important to consider hiring a probate lawyer.   A probate lawyer performs several key functions during the probate process, which is the legal process of administering a deceased person’s...

5 Reasons for a Will Contest in Texas

In Texas, a Last Will and Testament can be contested for a number of reasons. A Will Contest refers to the legal process of challenging the validity of a Will.   This is typically done by individuals who have an interest in the deceased person’s estate and...

The Basics of a Will Contest in Texas

A Will Contest in Texas can happen when the validity of a Last Will and Testament comes into question.   In Texas, a Will Contest lawsuit must be filed in the appropriate court, and there are specific requirements for who can contest a Will, the reasons for...

When is Probate Litigation Necessary in Texas?

In Texas, Probate Litigation happens when disputes arise from the creation or administration of an estate.     While having a Last Will and Testament can help the Probate process go smoothly or avoid Probate completely, conflicts can occur between interested...

7 Steps to Starting a Business in Texas

Texas has over 3 million small businesses, accounting for 99.8% of all businesses in the state and employing approximately 5 million Texans. You may be wondering, what makes Texas such an attractive state for starting a business – Perhaps even one of the best in...

Jury Rules on Aretha Franklin’s Last Will and Testament

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.” -Benjamin Franklin For the last 4 years, Aretha Franklin’s children have been in a court battle over which handwritten document should be considered as the singer’s valid Last Will and...

Tina Turner Had a Last Will and Testament, and You Should Too

The news of Tina Turner’s death came as a shock to most. However, recent reports from International News state that the singer knew her end was near. Before her death, she finalized her Last Will and Testament to help her family avoid possible conflict and to protect...