The legal system is undoubtedly one of the most complicated things that anyone faces in his or her life. It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the laws, procedures, documents, and courts. As an attorney, Sherry Hill has the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully navigate the legal system on behalf of her clients. She represents clients in a range of common matters and strives to create a practice in which the service is hands-on and responsive and the client feels valued.
While many Texans will have few reasons to set foot in a courtroom, one common reason is to attend a hearing in a probate court. Because probate courts in Texas handle matters relating to estates of those who have passed away, many find themselves involved in a probate matter. Despite the prevalence of probate matters, the types of proceedings and what to expect are not commonly known. This post will explain the basics.
I've been asked this question more times than I can remember. There are many considerations, but the short answer is, “No.”
While a current, well-drafted will can effectively transfer your assets at the time of your death to those you choose, there are other estate planning documents that can be extremely valuable to you and your loved ones while you are still alive.
When most people hear the term "estate plan," they usually think of only a will. While a will is the centerpiece of a well-crafted estate plan, did you know that medical planning is also an important element? There are several medical planning documents that Texans can use to ensure that their wishes for medical treatment are front and center, even if they become incapacitated.
Having an estate plan in place to protect your loved ones and your assets is wonderful, but if you’ve undergone major life events recently, your plan may be out of sync with your goals. Here are five common reasons to contact an attorney to review your estate plan.