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Nine Strange Wills!!

Every now and then when I am hired to probate an estate, a unique set of circumstances arise; some might call these situations “strange.”  But I have never had anything quite as “strange” as the wills described in the following … Continue reading

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Estate planning? How to make the most of your money

The Dallas Morning News published the following article in its Seniors section several years ago.  I thought it was good and worth reprinting here. (ARA) – When it comes to financial planning, making smart investments and planning for the future … Continue reading

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Trusts – Do They Work?

You bet.  But what work do they do?  Not much if they are not properly drafted and if you don’t use them properly.  I speak with many attorneys who, like me, do some or a lot of their legal work … Continue reading

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Care for Your Pets After You Are Gone

Many of us who own pets consider them to be more than just pets, but a part of the family.  Some people are now acting to plan for their pets in case the pet outlives the owner.  Pet owners can … Continue reading

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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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