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Surety Bonds 12.24.2019

Four Things You Need to Plan an Estate

Nearly everyone has important assets they would like to pass down to their loved ones. However, if you do not properly plan your will, your valuable assets could be incorrectly distributed and cost months and…
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Four Things You Need to Plan an Estate
Surety Bonds 12.13.2019

A Complete Guide to the Texas Probate Process

A person’s estate is composed of all items they owned at the time of their death. This includes life insurance policies, cash, real estate, retirement accounts, personal property, stocks and bonds. In the Lone Star…
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A Complete Guide to the Texas Probate Process
Surety Bonds 12.05.2019

3 Reasons Why You Should Not Put off Estate Planning

When you think of “estate planning”, you may imagine yourself in advanced age, sitting with your attorney as you carefully divide up your assets for your loved ones. However, putting off estate planning until your…
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3 Reasons Why You Should Not Put off Estate Planning
Court Bonds 09.10.2019

Texas Probate Surety Bonds

County courts in Texas require probate surety bonds when the court appoints someone to handle a deceased person’s estate or often when a will names someone as an estate executor. These bonds are required to…
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Texas Probate Surety Bonds
Court Bonds 09.05.2019

A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate

How your property is owned can have a very large impact on whether it has to pass through probate in order for it to be passed down to your estate beneficiaries. If a property is…
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A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate
Court Bonds 08.27.2019

Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate

Going through probate can be a long process. But it’s not always necessary if you properly plan ahead. For example, not all bank and retirement accounts have to go through probate. If you name a…
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Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate
Court Bonds 08.27.2019

Joint Tenancy Can Keep Property Out of Probate

Passing estates through the probate process can cost you and your estate a large amount in fees while causing your loved ones to have to wait until the resolution of the process to receive the…
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Joint Tenancy Can Keep Property Out of Probate
Court Bonds 08.22.2019

Guide to Probate in Texas

In Texas, when a person dies and leaves property that hasn’t been transferred to someone else through a trust, wasn’t owned via joint ownership with a right of survivorship, or isn’t subject to direct payments…
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Guide to Probate in Texas
Court Bonds 08.22.2019

Can You Avoid Probate?

Probate is a long and arduous process for an estate, so it becomes only natural to wonder if proper estate planning can help an estate fully avoid probate. It is possible, though you have to…
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Can You Avoid Probate?