What exactly is testamentary capacity?

If your elderly parents have not yet drafted an estate plan, you may be in store for some headaches after their death. In addition to having to deal with family disputes, you may be at risk of losing out on some or all of your inheritance. As individuals age, they...

3 common reasons for contesting a will

Individuals often assume that creating a will guarantees that their assets will distribute to designated parties seamlessly. However, for a will to be legally binding, the document must meet certain strict legal requirements. For instance, a will must include...

Is it time to update your estate plan?

Texas residents like you have a lot of ground to cover when working out your estate plan. Creating the first draft often takes many months to perfect. After you finish, it may feel tempting to leave it as-is. But you must update your estate plan somewhat frequently....

What is a no-contest clause?

It is not uncommon to have concerns regarding what will happen with your estate after death. Particularly if you believe that your heirs may challenge any will that you put forth, you may be looking for ways to prevent this. The most common way to prevent any...