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November 29, 2019

Getting Divorced in 2020: What Do Texas Residents Need to Know?


It’s official: If you live in Texas and you are planning to file for divorce, your divorce will not be final until sometime in 2020. Texas currently has a 60-day waiting period (or “cooling off”) period for getting divorced from the time of the initial divorce filing. So, if don’t file on or before November 1, your marriage will last into the coming year.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

November 15, 2019

Estate Planning: Special Circumstances May Call for Special Planning


Regardless of your family and financial circumstances, your estate plan should be unique to you. When you get into the details, there is no such thing as a “standard” estate plan, and failing to give due consideration to the factors that make your life unique can lead to creation of an estate plan that does not accurately reflect your final wishes or adequately protect your loved ones from unnecessary costs and uncertainty.

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Categories: Estate Planning

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