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  • It May Be Time to Update Your Estate Plan

    While creating an estate plan can be among the most important tools in planning for the future, it is not always a one-time endeavor. Life’s variables are constantly fluctuating and the best plans are maintained and updated as time goes on. Below, our blog outlines four situations which may give you a reason to revisit the terms of your estate plan. Change in marital status : From the beneficiary ...
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  • Planning for Incapacity

    The loss of mental and physical capacity is a frightening concept. It is uncomfortable to think of ourselves in terms of diminished abilities and because of that discomfort, we often avoid planning for possible future incapacity. What does “incapacity” mean? The term “incapacity” is applied to an individual when, because of a physical or mental condition, is substantially unable to (1) provide ...
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  • Avoiding Will Contests in Texas

    A Last Will and Testament , the cornerstone of a proper estate plan , allows us to determine how our property will be distributed upon our death. Wills are meticulously planned by testators and their attorneys to account for a variety of unknown circumstances which may arise after death. Despite all of the methodical and detailed drafting that goes into a Will, wills are sometimes contested. A ...
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  • Sad Story from True Life

    We at the Springer Law Firm encourage our clients to make plans to ensure the safe transfer of their assets at the time of death. Unfortunately, death comes to all of us, and it behooves us to make plans to properly care for our loved ones—it is a way of showing your family that you care when you make an estate plan. It is not just about the transfer of property, it also has to do with health care ...
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