Top 5 Estate Planning Myths

There are a lot of myths floating out there about wills, trusts, and probate. By the way, what IS probate? Read on to learn more. #1. I don’t need a will. I am married, and … Read more

But Aren’t We Already Married?

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage has generated a great deal of discussion about the subject. Questions have been asked such as: “What constitutes a marriage?”, “What makes a marriage legal?”, … Read more

Who was Melvin Dummar?

Melvin Dummar was at the center of a story about a contested will.? This story was played out on the front pages of newspapers all over the country, in 1976. In this story, the decedent … Read more

More Money Than She Knew What to Do With

The 2013 book “Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune,” was a #1 New York Times bestseller in the fall of 2013.  It is the story … Read more

Unprepared for Spouse’s Early Death

Are you prepared if the unthinkable happens to your spouse? Charlotte Fox, author of “And Then There Was One: A Comprehensive Workbook Guide for End-Of Life Preparedness and Transitioning After the Loss of a Loved … Read more

Gay and Married in Texas, Sort of?

Until the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that Texas’ same sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, same sex couples living in the Lone Star state are left in legal limbo. Even couples married in … Read more