A durable power of attorney and a health care proxy are two very important estate planning documents. Both allow other people to make decisions for you in the event you are incapacitated. Because the individuals chosen will have to coordinate your care, it is important to pick two people who will get along. A power…

A power of attorney is a very important estate planning tool, but in fact there are several different kinds of powers of attorney that can be used for different purposes. Before executing this crucial document, it is important to understand what your options are. A power of attorney allows a person you appoint — your…

A power of attorney is one of the most important estate planning documents you can create, but it is also one that can be misused.  While it isn’t possible to entirely prevent the possibility of abuse, there are steps you can take in drafting the document to greatly reduce the chances. A power of attorney…

How to Build Freedom From Court Interference Into Your Estate Plan If you feel that the matters of your estate should be kept private and that your assets should be used for your care during your lifetime and then distributed to your loved ones rather than eroded by court fees, you’re not alone. And luckily,…

Every February 14th, the stores line the isles with beautiful floral bouquets and packages of chocolate indulgences of all kinds.  Marriage proposals are planned, reservations are made at fine dining establishments, and love notes are written.  To be sure, not all couples care much about Valentine’s Day, and certainly plenty of singles aren’t the least…

Planning a holiday? Then don’t forget to plan your legal documents, such as advance directives and power of attorney, as well. With the unusually chilly May weather we’ve been having lately, I can hardly believe it – but summer is almost here!  For many of us, that means we’re going to be scrambling to plan…

If you’ve got a child headed off to college this month, then things such as power of attorney and living will documents are probably the last thing on your mind. You are also likely  among the group identified in a 2012 study by the Pew Research Center as “the sandwich generation”.  The study revealed that…

Power of attorney documents is undoubtedly not very high on your to-do list for sending your child off to college. You’ve circled Target and Bed, Bath & Beyond several times by now, trying to gather up all the dorm essentials.  You’ve gone over the first semester’s schedule, reviewed good safety guidelines, and bought all the…

With the unusually chilly May weather we’ve been having lately, I can hardly believe it – but summer is almost here!  For many of us, that means we’re going to be scrambling to plan our summer travels for family reunions and vacations.  Some of you are super-on-the-ball and you finished plans weeks ago…what’s your secret? …

Did you know that six of the 13 fastest growing cities in the nation are in Texas – and when you move, you need the best estate planning in Frisco? If you are used to fighting rush hour traffic during your work commute, you might not be surprised by that statistic; the growth DFW is…

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