Is Texas a Community Property State?

John and Kari are getting divorced, and one of the many questions they have is if Texas is a community property state and what that means for them. After all, they have been married for 26 years and accumulated a lot of property and assets. Neither wants to waste time-fighting…

Does Having a Will Help Avoid Probate?

A common misconception among people who have a Last Will and Testament is that it helps avoid probate, and it is easy to see why there is so much confusion. After all, a valid Will is supposed to give you control over how your assets are distributed and final wishes…