Monthly Archives: September 2016

Married With No Will

This is the second of a series briefly setting out an overview of what happens when you die without a will.  Infrequently, this results in your estate going where you intended anyway.  But often it goes where you didn’t expect.  … Continue reading

Posted in Estate Planning, Inheritance, Probate, Wills | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Transfer on Death Deed – Treasure or Trap?

In 2015 the Texas legislature adopted a provision that became a part of the Texas Estates Code allowing transfer on death deeds (TOD deeds).  These deeds effectively transfer title to the designated beneficiary upon the owner’s/transferor’s death. This may sound … Continue reading

Posted in deed, Estate Planning | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off