Helpful tips for siblings working to care for aging parents

As your parents age, you and your siblings will face issues of how to take care of your aging parents. As uncomfortable as it is to think about, your parents will likely need extra help in their golden years. Some folks will suffer from dementia, or ...

Where should you begin the probate of your loved one’s estate?

After the death of a loved one, you may find yourself simply wanting to remain swallowed in grief rather than facing responsibilities. However, you likely also know that remaining in such a state can cause issues if certain aspects of the estate need...

What is the Difference between Guardianship of the Person and Guardianship of the Estate?

There are times when an incapacitated person, a Ward, may need either a guardian of the person or a guardian of the estate. There are other times when a Ward may need both. One person may serve in both roles, or the probate court may appoint two diff...

Are Guardianship and Conservatorship the Same Thing?

The words guardianship and conservatorship are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings in the State of Texas. The term conservatorship is synonymous with the word custody. It is used in the family law context when a family law co...

Estate Planning Extends To Tax Time Charitable Donations

Have you filed your taxes yet? If not, this can be a good time to review your charitable donation strategy and make sure it aligns with your estate planning goals. Without a clear plan for your donations, you could lose out on money that you could ha...