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July 31, 2019

Are Postmarital Agreements Enforceable in Texas?


A postnuptial (or postmarital) agreement is essentially the same as a prenuptial agreement, except that you and your spouse enter into it after you have already gotten married, rather than before. Postnuptial agreements, also known as partition agreements, allow spouses to specify how they will divide their money and property in the event of a divorce. Texas is among the states that recognizes the legal enforceability of postnuptial agreements. As McKinney divorce attorneys, we are experienced in assisting our clients with the preparation of postnuptial agreements, to ensure that they are legally enforceable, address all ancillary issues, such as creditors’ rights and estate planning considerations, and meet your family’s immediate and long-term needs.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

July 17, 2019

What End-of-Life Documents Do I Need?


Everyone should have an estate plan, regardless of wealth. And thanks to modern medicine, Texans are living longer lives. As we age, however, it is important to take time to make decisions about how our property and our healthcare should be managed in the event of a health crisis, as well as after we are gone. From powers of attorney to advance directives and living wills, McKinney estate planning attorneys can help ensure that your wishes are respected, giving piece of mind to you and your loved ones during a stressful and difficult time in your lives.  

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Categories: Estate Planning

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