Category Archives: Marital Agreement

Husband dies with no will, leaving wife with inheritance questions

Ron Lipman is a Houston attorney that I have turned to for assistance on various legal matters.  He writes a column for the Houston Chronicle and recently addressed a question on inheritance rights in Texas.  Here is that article. The … Continue reading

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12 Reasons to Revise Your Estate Planning Documents

So you completed your Will and advance directives several years ago.  When do you need to update those documents?  Following are twelve reasons that might trigger a need to revise some or all of your documents. Death: Not yours, but … Continue reading

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Late Marriage? Think & Plan!

Marriages between older persons typically involve individuals who have some assets and also have children.  But any marriage that has those attributes is a candidate for pre-planning.  Often when people think of a pre-marital agreement they think of celebrities getting … Continue reading

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