Jaime Lee Curtis Disinherited in Father’s Will

Tony Curtis, father to Jaime Lee and four other children, purposefully refrained from mentioning his five children in his last will and testament. His widow, Jill and fifth wife, inherited his entire estate and wealth, though she is not the mother of any of his children. In light of this knowledge, Jaime Lee’s daughter proceeded to contest the will without... Read More

The truth about probate horror stories

Probate law differs from state to state, however, in the state of Texas; probate law can be very simple if you have a properly drafted will. A living trust can avoid probate. Living trust works because none of your assets will be left under your name at the time of death. If you leave no will and your heirs have... Read More

Online Software To Create Your Will

There is software online that will help you create your will. Preparing a will using this software could be very simple.  However, there are downsides to taking the easy way out. A probate attorney can help you sort out your property and assets and guide you through the creation of your will and probate. The attorneys from Barrera, Sanchez &... Read More

Have Your Will Ready

According to recent statistic reports, every year, there is approximately two million deaths in the United States. Just as death should not be taken lightly, so does the creation of your will.  Unfortunately, death comes unexpectedly, which is why we should make sure our loved ones are taken care of and our estate is in order. The McAllen probate attorneys... Read More

Divorcing Trends

Divorcing Trends A new trend overseas involves couples that want to get a divorce who will stay at a hotel and get the details of their divorce resolved within three days. This is called the “Divorce Hotel.” Even though we would like to be done with a divorce as quickly as possible, there is no need to rush. Every case... Read More

Child Star Begins Divorce Process

Star of popular TV sitcom, Diff’rent Strokes, in the late seventies and eighties, Todd Bridges is divorcing his wife of fourteen years. Divorce is never an easy life obstacle, but with the help of divorce lawyers, the process can seem less stressful. The lawyers at Barrera, Sanchez & Associates, P.C. in McAllen are knowledgeable in negotiating property division with experience... Read More

Most Common Reasons of Marriage Failure

There is not an exact reason that is commonly attributed to a failed marriage. However, a recent statistic revealed the most common potential causes for divorce, these include: Adultery Financial Emotional abuse Lack of communication If you are currently getting a divorce, or are thinking of getting one, you will need legal representation. Contact the McAllen divorce attorneys from Barrera,... Read More

Etta James Probate Case

Etta James, the beloved R&B and blues singer, died mid-January due to leukemia complications. The singer, who is renowned for her soulful vocals by people of all ages, passed away leaving many assets and music rights behind. The singer’s probate cases revealed she had suffered dementia along with other health issues. During the last weeks of her life, her two... Read More

Parents killed, estate division on hold

In Mansfield, a 19-year-old man and his 20-year-old girlfriend were arrested and accused of hiring people to murder his parents. The father, 46, and mother, 45, were found dead in their estate. The police did not disclose a motive, however, a probate case is imminent for the couple’s estate to be divided, since their son was accused of their murder.... Read More

A-lister files for divorce

When Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kris Humphries, NBA basketball player, it came as a shock to millions of faithful fans and oddly enough, to the husband. The New York Post reported that just 72 days after they said “I do,” the reality TV star filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences without letting her oblivious husband know. The Daily... Read More