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Small Estate Affidavit Texas

Small Estate Affidavit Texas

Small Estate Affidavit For people that do not have a substantial estate, going through probate seems like a waste of money and time. For example, some people only own a family home and a bank account with a modest amount in it. You can use a small estate affidavit to...
Foreign Inheritance Taxation

Foreign Inheritance Taxation

IRS Rules On Foreign Inheritance It is not unusual for foreigners to leave inheritance for their American kin. The greatest concern for Americans who receive this inheritance is that they may have to pay taxes on that inheritance. But in the United States you don’t...
Mistakes Of A Life Estate

Mistakes Of A Life Estate

Life Estate Remainderman A simple definition of a life estate is that it is real property that a grantor gives to another person (grantee) to possess after the grantor dies. The grantor prepares a deed that gives the property to the grantee when the grantor is still...
Ancillary Probate Texas

Ancillary Probate Texas

Texas Probate Law Website In Texas, ancillary probate is necessary in a situation where the decedent owned assets in a state other than Texas. For example, if the decedent owned a vacation home in Florida then a probate process will also have to be completed in...
Ladybird Deed

Ladybird Deed

Ladybird Deed Texas You can use a Ladybird Deed or enhanced life estate deed to transfer a remainder interest to beneficiaries without the necessity of probate. What makes it different from other deeds is that the property owner retains the right to occupy and use the...
COVID-19

COVID-19

Getting Your Will Done Remotely   As the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded, we’ve had a number of concerned folks contact our office who are eager to get their Wills drafted. Their only hesitation is that they don’t want to put themselves or their loved ones at risk...