Estate Planning Basics

Learn the essentials around planning and protecting the future for your family and loved ones.

Including Your Stepchildren in Your Estate Plan

Here are some of the challenges blended families face in estate planning and what you need to know to make sure your final wishes are respected and…

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How to Choose an Executor

Choosing the right executor is a vital part of the estate planning process. And it's no simple task—you need someone you can trust to fulfill your…

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How to Stress Test Your Estate Plan

Taking a few precautions will protect your estate plan from challenges and will ensure your wishes are carried out after you pass away.

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5 Steps to Get Your Estate in Order

Use these tips to help you get your affairs in order so your wishes will be carried out.

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11 Simple Steps to an Estate Plan

Getting your estate in order may sound daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Follow these simple steps to get started with building your estate plan.

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How to File a Small Estate Affidavit in California

California's small estate affidavit procedure provides an easy way to inherit property. Find out if your loved one's estate qualifies and what steps…

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What Happens If You Die Without a Will?

Most people don't want to think about their own death, but if you want a say in what happens to your assets when you die, it's important to take the…

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What's the Difference Between a Durable and a Regular Power of Attorney?

Because a power of attorney is one of the most important legal documents you can have, it's important to know whether you want a durable or regular…

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What Is a Durable Power of Attorney?

When power of attorney is made durable, it remains intact if you cannot make decisions for yourself.

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How to Get Power of Attorney in Texas

Power of Attorney was created to give you peace of when you're not able to take care of your affairs on your own. Texas makes it easy for you to…

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