Estate planning is not just for wealthy people. Almost everyone has an estate.
Your estate is comprised of everything you own, such as your real estate, vehicles, checking and savings account, retirement plans, life insurance policies, and personal possessions. Estate planning allows you to appoint trusted individuals to manage your affairs and make medical decisions for you if you become incapacitated, and ensure your property is distributed how and to whom you choose after you die.
FAQs About Estate Planning
In this section you will find answers to some frequently asked questions about estate planning.
Retirement and End of Life Care
In this section you, you will find information about aging and end of life care.
The Texas Transfer on Death Deed
The Texas Transfer on Death Deed allows homeowners to name a beneficiary who will inherit their property after they die. These articles explain how it works.
- Similarities and Differences between Lady Bird Deeds and Transfer on Death Deeds
- The Texas Transfer on Death Deed
- Can I Revoke A Transfer On Death Deed By Will?
- What Rights to Beneficiaries of Transfer on Death Deeds Have During the Homeowner’s Life?
- Can an Agent Under a Power of Attorney Revoke a Transfer on Death Deed?
Choosing a Guardian
The factor that worries parents most is not what will happen to their stuff if the unthinkable happens…it’s who will take care of their kids. Articles in this section provide guidance on choosing a guardian for your children.
Planning for Special Circumstances
Whether you’re single, married or part of a blended or non-traditional family, you may have questions about how laws about estate planning apply to you. Articles in this section provide information on how to plan for your special circumstances.
Questions About Estate Tax
The estate tax is probably the most hated tax in the country, perhaps because many people believe that everybody who dies will be pay estate taxes. In reality, less than 1% of Americans will ever pay a penny of estate taxes. Articles in this answer questions you may have about the estate tax.