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Power of Attorney in Texas

Posted by Lee Stringham | 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...

What is a Title Disputes Lawyer in Texas?

Posted by Lee Stringham | 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 Lee Stringham | 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...

How an Arlington Real Estate Attorney Can Help Your Case

Posted by Lee Stringham | Aug 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Any legal matters involve tenant and rental properties or real estate transactions can become lengthy and costly legal battles if they aren't dealt with properly. With the help of a real estate attorney in Arlington, Texas, you can save money, negotiate the best deal, ensure that any issues with ...

What is an Arlington Probate Attorney?

Posted by Lee Stringham | 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 Lee Stringham | 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 Lee Stringham | 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 Lee Stringham | 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...

What Does a Collections Attorney in Arlington, Texas Do?

Posted by Lee Stringham | May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A collections attorney represents both creditors and debtors. They can help come up with strategies to get back money that was loaned out or to protect someone from creditors. They handle all of the tedious paperwork associated with representing you in court. A debt collections attorney can help ...

Tips on Avoiding Probate in Arlington, Texas

Posted by Lee Stringham | 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...

What is an Affidavit of Heirship in Arlington?

Posted by Lee Stringham | Apr 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

If a person dies without a will in Arlington, Texas and title to his or her property doesn't include joint tenancy, then issues will arise with distribution of the deceased's belongings. This property is known as heirship property. Probate proceedings in county court are generally required in ord...

What Does The Administration of Estate In Texas Include?

Posted by Lee Stringham | Apr 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Texas estate administration is when the decedent's assets are collected, their debts settled, and their assets distributed to their heirs (if no wills) or beneficiaries (if there's a will). Regardless whether someone had a will or not, the estate will need to be administrated, no matter their siz...

The Importance of Having a Will

Posted by Lee Stringham | Mar 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

A will is a “bread and butter” document that states how someone's property will be divided after their death. It is the core document that is pretty much universal to any estate planning process. However, surveys show that only as few as one-third of Americans have a properly executed will in pla...

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