For your information: Estate Planning

ESTATE PLANNING The phrase “estate planning” may seem like something reserved only for the wealthy but it is actually a course of action. Actions whereby an individual takes into account various laws in order to gain maximum benefit while carrying out the individual ‘ s own wishes for the disposition ...
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Surviving Spouse and Insurance Proceeds

Life insurance policy is separate property if purchased before marriage.  Under this circumstance, a surviving spouse is entitled only to a reimbursement of half the community funds used to pay the premiums during marriage. If the policy was purchased during the marriage it is community property.  If this is the ...
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Holla What? A Holographic Will

Holographic Will describes a will that is totally in the handwriting of the maker of the will. An instrument written by hand (holographic) can be considered a will. In Texas, in order for the holographic will to be considered valid it must be totally in the hand of the person ...
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