There is a lot to think about when you start working on an estate plan. You will have many decisions to make, and you want to be as informed as possible about your options. Start by reading the articles in our Elder Law and Estate Planning library. Our attorneys and legal researchers bring you detailed information on a variety of topics.
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Who Can Benefit From a Special Needs Trust?A Special Needs Trust can give a disabled person important additional funds while collecting government benefits. What kinds of disabilities qualify for an SNT?
How the Probate Process Works in TexasAfter someone dies in Texas, assets not held in Trust will have to go through Probate before they are distributed to heirs. Find out how Probate works here.
What You Can Achieve With a Revocable Living Trust as Part of Your Estate PlanIn planning to protect your assets from probate and taxes, you may consider a Revocable Living Trust. Learn about this estate planning tool here.
Getting the Most Out of a Special Needs TrustYou want to establish a trust to protect your loved one with special needs after you are gone, but you need to make sure you understand how they work.