How is Estate Planning for Blended Families Different?

A friend of ours named Jill admitted a few years ago that she never fully appreciated the importance of estate planning for…

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What Does “Estate” Mean, Exactly?

In our world, “estate” refers to everything you own – home, cars, boats, furniture, bank accounts, jewelry, life insurance, etc. True estate…

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Beyond Wills and Trusts: Ancillary Estate Planning Documents You Need Now

Many families think of estate planning as only wills and trusts. And in many ways, they are not wrong. Those are two…

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Do My Children Need Inheritance Protection?

When many of our clients hear about inheritance protection for the first time, they understandably look back at us with confused faces….

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Leigh Hilton Publishes New Estate Planning Book

  “What Your Spouse Should Know if Something Happens to You” North Texas estate planning and elder law attorney Leigh Hilton has…

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What Is a Miller Trust?

Medicaid is designed to help cover medical costs for people with limited income and resources, including benefits such as long-term nursing home…

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Why Your College-Age Kids Need a Health Emergency Card

Imagine for a second that your child is away at college. They are getting good grades and making tons of friends, and…

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Consider Having Your Estate Plan Reviewed in the New Year

We are already a full month into 2023. Can you believe it? It is difficult even for us to fathom, and if…

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8 Common Estate Planning Mistakes People Make

One of the best things an estate planning attorney can provide to our clients is peace of mind. It could be for…

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Elder Law: Please Do Not Put Off Long-Term Care Planning

The biggest mistake many families have made over the years with long-term care planning for themselves or a loved one is to…

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