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Estate Planning Myths

There are many mistaken beliefs by the populace when it comes to wills, trusts and probate.  I hear some of them when I meet with clients.  But more often I hear these particular myths when speaking with people who don’t … Continue reading

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Avoid Pitfalls of a DIY Will

Self-preparation kits are becoming more popular but beware the hidden dangers of going it alone.  If you are going to purchase a self-preparation kit or online document, you should only view it as preparation for a meeting with a trained … Continue reading

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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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