Author Archives: Keith Davis

Do You Know Your Probate Terminology?

The Dallas Morning News had a great column this week written by Virginia Hammerle on terms heard when talking about probate.  I am reprinting below that entire article. Cracking the code The special language of probate LEGAL TALK TEXAS At … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Will is Located?

I will often have people call to update their will.  When I meet with them they usually have a copy of the will to show me.  I will usually ask them if they know where their original will is located.  … Continue reading

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Basics of a Texas Will

A Will is a legal document that has several functions.  It typically allows you to identify your beneficiaries, designate the way in which your property will be distributed, nominate an executor to manage your estate and distribute it according to … Continue reading

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Worried about an older relative’s driving?

Reprint from my November 2011 post. This subject isn’t exactly estate planning, but it is something an increasing number of clients face.  I saw this article on the topic of dealing with parents or other loved ones who are losing … Continue reading

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