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Do You Need a Financial Planner or an Estate Planning Attorney?

Financial planners and estate planning attorneys offer valuable services to individuals who want to prepare for the future. But contrary to what many people think, the two types of professionals have different areas of expertise. So, should you work… Read More
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Should a Trust be Part of Your Estate Plan?

A last will and testament is an essential component of any estate plan. And for many people, the same can be said of a well-crafted trust. Trusts were once considered to be only for the wealthy, but that’s no longer the case. You don’t ne… Read More
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Does Texas require probate for wills?

An Overview of the Texas Probate Process

To anyone who isn’t an attorney, the Texas probate process can seem quite daunting. Certain steps must be followed when probating a will or an estate, and disputes can arise. Plus, missing a deadline or making a mistake could result in serious cons… Read More
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What Makes a Will Valid in Texas?

Creating a last will and testament is an incredibly important act, as the document can ensure that your estate and affairs are handled as you wish upon your death. If you die without a valid will in Texas, the probate court will step in and disburse… Read More
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Common Myths About Probate & Estate Administration in Texas

If you’re like many people, your knowledge of probate and estate administration is limited. The topic doesn’t come up much in general conversation, as talking about estate planning can be uncomfortable – and that’s completely understandable.… Read More
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Can You Prevent Your Family from Contesting Your Will?

All of your meticulous estate planning could come to naught if someone is successful in contesting your will. So, is there any way to make that doesn’t happen? First of all, you need to know that the only time a contest is considered is when someon… Read More
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What Is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney (POA) document allows someone else – a person you appoint — to make legal decisions on your behalf. With a financial POA, your agent is authorized to make financial decisions, while a medical POA allows your agent to do th… Read More
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Estate Planning Strategies: Pros & Cons of Revocable Living Trusts

In these unpredictable times, estate planning is on more people’s minds. And to provide for their loved ones, many are choosing to set up a revocable living trust. With a revocable trust, you transfer the ownership of your assets to a trustee – a… Read More
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Ft. Worth Financial Planning Attorney

The Perils of DIY Estate Planning In a world where you can learn how to do almost anything via YouTube, HGTV and DIY shows, many people have developed a do-it-yourself attitude. If you have any doubt, a Google search of “How to Install Wood Floorin… Read More
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What Is the Difference Between Estate Planning and Financial Planning (And Why You Need Both)

Many people confuse estate planning and financial planning, or at least are unclear about what services each one offers. Schultz and Kellar, PLLC serves people throughout Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and is one of a small number of law firms that offers… Read More

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