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...

What is intestacy?

Most people understand the importance of having a comprehensive estate plan. However, there are thousands of people in the United States who die each year without a will.  Dying without a will is dying "intestate." When this happens, it may end up with the estate in...

Is it time to change your estate plan?

As a Texas resident, you have spent valuable time and effort writing your estate plan. At the time you wrote it, you ensured it covered every necessity. You know that it met your needs. But what about now? Needs change along with your life on a whole. You should know...

Reduce conflict when succession planning

For many business owners, succession planning is far more stressful than the rest of their retirement and estate planning process. In their eyes, far more important than what happens to the house or car or 401(k) is what happens to the business they have put their...