Texas Estate statutes provide substantial protections to a surviving spouse and minor children. Read more on the blog of Texas estate planning attorney, Charles Kennedy.
This blog provided by Texas elder law and estate planning attorney, Charles Kennedy will give you a good idea of the information that must be considered when deciding if probate is necessary or not.
Points to ponder before signing a Will
This article is meant to help determine what issues should be dealt with when pondering a will.
Who has the Authority or Can he really do that?
It is easy to forget or not realize some very important points about probate. Probate is a process that only occurs in Court.
How does Medicare work?
The Medicare statute has four large sections: Parts A, B, C and D. Read more on the blog of Texas elder law attorney Charles Kennedy
Dealing with Creditors
Reasons why some debts should not be paid and how assets can be protected in the claims process
What is a Ladybird deed?
A “Ladybird Deed” is used to protect a house from a Medicaid claim after a patient on Medicaid dies. Law School professors call them contingent, defeasible deeds.
How can I reduce the cost of my medical care?
As we age our medical expenses become bigger as our illnesses become more serious and difficult to treat. We begin dealing with huge expenses...
Why Palliative Care or Hospice?
Hospice is rarely used to its fullest. A recent Dartmouth University study of Medicare patients found that most patients did not receive hospice care until the final three days of life.
What does a HIPAA Release do?
Or maybe a better question is what is a HIPAA Release? Many years ago Congress passed a statute named Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (or HIPAA).