Deciding Whether a Trust or Will is Best for You

We all work for our money and do our best to make smart choices that will affect our loved ones positively after we pass, and it’s only natural to want some type of control over said assets (or at least what happens to them). It doesn’t matter if you’ve lived modestly your entire life, though. Having a strategy so that... Read More

How Power of Attorney Can be Beneficial in Dealing with Your Finances

As one of the most valuable tools in the legal field, a power of attorney document can help with finances, especially when older adults are involved. It can help with managing specific financial transactions or with regular, everyday monetary affairs. The bottom line is that it becomes a simple and easy process that can be used to handle the finances... Read More

The Importance of Having a Will That Protects Your Assets

Are you thinking about writing a will in the near future? There are many details of preparing and writing a will to take into consideration, and many times, people might become overwhelmed with the process. Let's talk about how to reduce the amount of stress that seems synonymous with preparing a will. Consult with our family law attorneys in McAllen... Read More

7 Steps You Should be Taking in Order to Draft a Full-Proof Estate Plan

We understand that estate planning is something many want to avoid thinking about. After all, who wants to start planning the process of figuring out who gets what after they pass away? However, postponing the process just because you’re not sure of how to get started is not a good excuse. Follow our tips below to jumpstart the process! If... Read More

8 Reasons to Create an Estate Plan Today

Many people believe the misconception that estate plans are reserved for the elderly or wealthy. Regardless of age or net worth, there are many benefits in starting one today. Having a plan for your real estate, savings and other assets after you die is not something most want to think about, but estate planning is very important, and we want... Read More

An Introduction to Living Wills and Health Care Proxies

Having a last will and testament is crucial for the division of assets and property to its respective heirs after someone’s death. However, having a will that directs medical care during urgent moments is just as important. A living will is used to execute one’s desired medical care treatment, especially in the event that one cannot communicate how they wish... Read More

5 Steps on How to Begin Writing A Will

Some unfortunate incidents are unforeseen, like being involved in an accident, becoming incapacitated or falling chronically ill. However, some aspects of life, like death, are inevitable. In the event of an unexpected death, it would come in handy to have a will prepared. A will lists how your assets and property are to be distributed after death - and to... Read More

How Filing Under the Grounds of Adultery Affects Divorce

Perhaps you’ve already filed for divorce under the grounds of adultery or are thinking of doing so. No matter what your case may be, it’s important to weigh the outcomes of filing under this reason. Your life and the lives of your spouse and children will be affected by this decision, so being well-informed about the divorce process when adultery... Read More

Child Support: What Happens if I Can’t Pay?

You fell in love with the man/woman of your dreams, had a beautiful wedding and then decided to start the family you always wanted. This is the life that many people in Texas and around the nation dream about. Yet, things can turn sour if a divorce occurs, especially after kids are in the picture. If it has been determined... Read More

Divorce Advice: 3 Things to Consider When Dividing Property

Chances are that during your marriage, you and your spouse increased your collective property. Perhaps you bought a new house, a new car for the family and maybe you two even decided to invest in land. But what happens to all this material property if the possibility of a divorce begins to loom? In this situation, it’s highly important that... Read More