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How to Update Legal Forms to Texas

Welcome to Texas! Your address is updated, and you’ve officially become a Texas resident. Now is an excellent time to discover all the financial and tax-saving benefits that Texas has to offer. To gain access to the cost-saving benefits in the future, you’ll first need to update the following estate administration and business entity documents. […]

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Federal Funds for COVID-19 Funeral Costs

How To Get Federal Funds for COVID-19 Funeral Costs

FEMA Is Providing COVID-19 Funeral Assistance. Here’s What You Need To Know. The emergence of Covid-19 in the U.S. sparked an unprecedented public health crisis that caused grief and devastation at a level that is hard to appreciate. As a result of the many deaths caused by Covid-19, FEMA is now offering financial assistance for

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Elder Law And What to do to Have All Affairs in Place Before it’s Too Late

The Manchester Living Podcast’s Brian Levy recently hosted Jeff Kort, a Dallas-area financial advisor, and myself, Steve Holman, to discuss the ins and outs of elder law. You can watch the video right here, or look below for 5 important takeaways from our conversation.

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COVID-19 is no excuse to put off conversations with older parents about their long-term care

Use this holiday season to observe their well-being and broach the subject, even over Zoom As a Dallas elder law and estate planning attorney, I hear concern edging into my clients’ voices every first of January, post-holiday-visit. After the plum pies are eaten and the grandkids tucked into bed, adult children are often left with

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probate on a home, a family's most valuable asset

How to Keep a House Out of Probate—Or Make The Process Easier

Failing to plan ahead can tie up your real estate in a lengthy probate process. The main issues that come up are the various delays and expenses that impact beneficiaries. Learn how to transfer a house or property without the costs of probate and how to make the probate process easier if a loved one is already deceased.

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5 Reasons and 5 Steps To Establish Medical Power of Attorney Today

5 Steps to Take to Set Up Health Care Documents, Including a Medical Power of Attorney, in Dallas, TX:
1. Identify trusted individuals as a power of attorney
2. Discuss your plan with those individuals
3. Find an elder law attorney who is licensed in the state of Texas.
4. Sign and deliver your medical directives
5. Stop worrying and live your life

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Disadvantages of Dying without a Will

What Happens if You Die Without a Will? If you die without a will, it won’t be your problem; it’ll be everyone else’s! Dying without a will is also known as dying “intestate.” It could mean that rather than leaving your heirs an estate, they inherit an expensive and confusing headache. Three Steps to Decide

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