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ESTATE PLANNING 101: TO PROBATE OR NOT TO PROBATE? IT’S ALL IN THE PLANNING.

Estate Planning 101 Probate court proceedings (during which a deceased person’s assets are transferred to the people who inherit them) can be long, costly, and confusing. It’s no wonder so many people take steps to spare their families the hassle. … Continue reading

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To Probate, or Not to Probate….

Probate court proceedings (during which a deceased person’s assets are transferred to the people who inherit them) can be long, costly, and confusing. In addition to dealing with the loss of a loved one, the added stress of probate proceedings … Continue reading

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What is an Executor of a will, and what are the duties of an Executor?

Clients often ask, “do I need to appoint an Executor in my will?”, and “what does the executor need to do?”  Appointing an Independent Executor in your Will is very important.  This will be the person who carries out your … Continue reading

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DO I HAVE CUSTODY RIGHTS AS A STEPPARENT?

By Margie Connolly, Family Law attorney in Sugar Land. This is an interesting question. The answer might surprise some. Going through a divorce can be a devastating experience for many people. The experience can be even more traumatic when there … Continue reading

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Social Networking- New Investigator in Child support cases

It has been said that social networking on platforms such as Facebook has become part of the daily lives of most Americans. Texas residents may be interested to know that social networks have turned into modern-day private investigators. According to … Continue reading

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Never Mind,…. You already have an estate plan.

Margaret McCullough Connolly, Attorney at Law, Sugar Land, TX. If you live in Texas and do not have a Will or written estate plan, the State of Texas has already provided for the distribution of your property following your death.  This … Continue reading

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