Question #3: Do you quote a fixed price after reviewing my estate planning project? How Attorneys Charge Their Fees When you need to hire an attorney, one of the first questions you might ask is how much it will cost. Attorneys charge different ways for the legal services they provide. Hourly These are often called billable-hour attorneys.
How to Avoid Mistakes Creating an Asset Protection Plan A recent case regarding Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships in Texas will negatively affect some people. Some are saying the case, Heckert v. Heckert, decided in December 2017, is a drastic change in Texas law. Three critical issues in the case offer a roadmap for how
Question #2: How do I avoid the probate process? When putting together your estate plan and family protection plan, you should have two goals in mind: Goal #1: How do I keep the government out of my life? Goal #2: How do I keep the courts out of my life? You can accomplish these goals
I inherited an IRA. What do I do now? Many of our Estate Planning clients have at least one IRA in their financial plan. And those who have lost someone they love are often the beneficiary of an IRA that someone other than their spouse owned. This requires them to make some significant choices that involve
Would you be comfortable having your family practice doctor perform heart surgery, or your pediatrician to treat cancer? No, you’d hire a specialist. So, why would you hire a general practice attorney instead of one who focuses all his or her knowledge and expertise in a specific area of law? Like medicine, the law has become
Some of our clients have asked recently how, if at all, would a 'government shutdown' affect their Medicaid benefits for, among other things, long-term care. The short answer is it wouldn't, at least not directly. The reason is due to the source of the funding for Medicaid and the nature of the shutdown. The Federal government