In my practice, many older adults prefer to enjoy their golden years aging in place at home with the assistance of family caregivers. Older adults in this situation aren’t aging alone. It’s likely that they have adult children and grandchildren who visit regularly; on the weekends and during the week if needed. If your adult […]
Discover the importance of including your digital assets in your estate planning to ensure their protection and seamless transfer after your passing. Learn valuable tips and strategies to safeguard your online presence for the benefit of your loved ones. In today’s world we are increasingly intertwined with technology. From social media accounts and online banking
As Texans are living longer than ever before, it’s crucial to consider how this affects your estate planning. With advances in medicine and technology, the average lifespan has increased significantly in recent decades. Living longer creates new challenges and considerations for your estate planning. One of the most significant impacts of longer lifespans is the
There are many reasons to use a trust when preparing your estate plan, and there are various types of trusts, each of which has its own advantages and disadvantages, depending on your particular financial and family situation. In this article, presented by Attorney Steven Holman, of the estate planning firm Holman Law LLP, we’ll explore
What does Letters Testamentary mean? This term may seem foreign to you, but it’s actually one of the more basic estate planning documents. Let’s take a closer look at Letters Testamentary, why they’re necessary, and how to obtain them in Texas brought to you by Holman Law. Letters Testamentary/Letters of Administration: What Is It?
At Holman Law, we understand that sometimes things just don’t go according to plan. What if there is no will? What if you need access to funds immediately? We can help you address these issues as soon as possible so you can carry out your responsibilities to the estate to best of your abilities. Get in touch right now to schedule a consultation.
Many people think they should create a trust, but they don’t quite understand how it might benefit them. A revocable trust can both mitigate your tax burden and help beneficiaries avoid long and costly probate processes. Before you start a trust, though, you must ensure it will work for your goals. If you don’t, you may be wasting time and money and create a big mess for your family.
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
The Texas Governor loosened requirements for a notary to acknowledge certain estate planning documents in response to the social distancing and shelter at home recommendations pertaining to the Covid-19 crisis. If you have questions about these new requirements or would like to complete your estate planning documents under the terms of this order contact our