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Power of Attorney in Texas

Posted by John A. Hixson | Feb 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

When it comes to your livelihood, you want to ensure that someone you trust has the ability to make decisions for you when you cannot. Power of attorney directives are a great estate planning tool that lets you have a say in who controls your future. At Hixson Law Firm, our professional estate pl...

Find an Arlington Lawyer to Help With Wills & Trusts

Posted by John A. Hixson | Sep 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ultimately, taking the time to prepare with a thought-out estate plan that consists of a will or a living trust is one of the best things you can do for your family. Professional Texas attorneys such as John Hixson have been helping families do that for years in Arlington and the surrounding comm...

What is a Title Disputes Lawyer in Texas?

Posted by John A. Hixson | Aug 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

When your property rights come into dispute and something you're entitled to has been taken from you, you need a title disputes lawyer in Texas who will represent your interests. Whether the dispute is about ownership or your rights to something else such as easements, John Hixson can help you. H...

What is a Small Estate Affidavit in Arlington, Texas?

Posted by John A. Hixson | Aug 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Small estate laws in Texas were created to enable heirs to obtain property of the deceased without the need for probate. They also can shorten required probate proceeds when certain conditions were met. Small estates can be administered quicker and cheaper too. If the deceased didn't include ever...

What is an Arlington Probate Attorney?

Posted by John A. Hixson | Aug 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

It's hard to think about major life changes that may involved losing someone close to you. However, it's smart to plan ahead for these situations before anything does occur. An experienced Arlington, Texas probate attorney can help make these transitions in life a little bit easier. How Can a Pro...

What is an Arlington Power Of Attorney?

Posted by John A. Hixson | Jul 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you take the time to decide upon a power of attorney, you're helping to ensure that decisions regarding your or someone's health and finances are handled if an emergency occurs. Two of the most common issues for a durable power of attorney are related to healthcare and finances. An Arlington...

How Mechanic’s Liens Affidavits Can Help You in Texas

Posted by John A. Hixson | Jul 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you're in the construction industry and provide materials, equipment, labor or services to a property, then you have the right to be paid on time. The most powerful tool for achieving this is by filing a mechanic's lien against the property. This can create problems for the property, the con...

Understanding a Directive to Physicians in Arlington

Posted by John A. Hixson | May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

A directive to physicians is created to help you to communicate your wishes about medical treatment any time in the future. This is regardless of whether or not you are able to make your own decisions. It is encouraged that you discuss these matters with your family so they understand your wishes...

Tips on Avoiding Probate in Arlington, Texas

Posted by John A. Hixson | Apr 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Probate court proceedings can be costly, long, and stressful. Taking the time to take steps to spare your family this hassle will lead to an easier grieving process for them. In Texas, living trust laws allow you to make a living trust for every asset you own. You will need to create a trust docu...

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