Category Archives: Estate Planning

Are You Still the Parents of Your “Adult” Children?

In an article in the Dallas Bar Association’s “Headnotes” newsletter, Lori Ashmore and Gary Ashmore of The Ashmore Law Firm, PC remind us that while we are biologically still the parents of our adult children, we may not be allowed to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Selecting an Executor

This is the second post in a series on what to think about when determining who you want to designate in your will to serve as executor of your estate. First of all, you should consider that selecting a beneficiary … Continue reading

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What Type of Person Should I Look for in an Executor?

First, it is important to understand what an executor does.  I will explain in more detail what the executor does in another post, but for the time being you should understand that this is the person who will be appointed … Continue reading

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Helping Your Loved Ones When You Die

Many decisions will need to be made rather quickly once you die.  You can ease the burden on your family if you take some preparatory steps before you pass.  Some of those decisions are described in a 2012 article by two … Continue reading

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Your Funeral – How Much Say Will You Have?

Planning your funeral can save your loved ones extra stress in a time of grief. But there are several things to consider: Do you want to be buried in a cemetery?  If so, which one and where?  Do you want … Continue reading

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