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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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Estate Planning for your Vacation Home

If you own a vacation home, it may have great significance to you from a personal, family, financial and emotional perspective.   How and whether that home will be passed on to others is a serious concern that can result in … Continue reading

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Estate Planning For Singles

If you are single and not financially responsible for anyone else, having an estate plan might not seem critical. Nonetheless, estate planning can ensure that your wishes are followed both before and after you pass. One element of an estate … Continue reading

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National Estate Planning Awareness Week: October 17–23

The National Association of Estate Planners & Council is the association of choice for estate planning professionals with nearly 260 affiliated local estate planning councils, and their estimated 29,000 members with ongoing education and a forum for networking within the … Continue reading

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