Two basic types of Texas probate

Probate, the administration of an estate following an individual’s death, is handled differently in Texas than most of the rest of the country. The state has two kinds of formal probate. One is a procedure, called independent administration. The other is a...

Only 4 of 10 adults have an estate plan

It’s a fallacy that creating a will is difficult, complicated and overwhelming, but many people don’t seem to want to address this issue because it also touches upon their mortality. Many think they will live forever, or put off estate planning for another...