We know the intricacies of law can be very confusing. We hope the resources below and our blog will help clarify some things for you.

How To Write A Will

The primary purpose of a will is to give instructions on how to handle the decedent’s property and how to care for minor children after death. A will is a legal document; therefore, specific legal requirements must be followed for the document to be valid. To learn more about the requirements for writing a will, contact one of our knowledgeable wills lawyers.

Determination of Heirs

The determination of heirs becomes an issue if a person dies without having a will in place, if the will has been revoked or annulled (“intestate as to the person”), or if a person dies without including a specific asset in an otherwise valid will (“intestate as to property”). In that case, the state of Texas will determine heirs.

Learn How A Trust Works

The essential concept of a trust is that as a legal entity, the trust owns the property. Typically, successor trustees are named to assume trust management duties upon specific triggering events designated in the trust. At such a time, there is no change of ownership (title remains at all times with the trust); there is only a change of management.

Learn More About Family Limited Partnerships

Family limited partnerships are an estate planning tool that can be used to transfer assets from one generation to subsequent generations. The goal is to transfer significant assets to one’s children and grandchildren while minimizing estate taxes.

A consultation with a Sugar Land attorney can provide you with the best information to ensure your wishes are fulfilled in the best and most economical manner possible. For a free initial consultation with experienced attorneys, please contact our Sugar Land law offices.
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