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July 2012 Archives

President tells veterans their benefits are protected

Many in the veteran's community have been concerned about the effect of budget cuts to defense spending. The defense department faces significant potential budget cuts if lawmakers fail to reach an agreement on balancing the budget before sequestration provisions from a previous deal kick in.

The estate planning advantages of a revocable trust

No one wants their Texas estate to be the subject of protracted probate litigation among family members and other beneficiaries. An orderly and uncontested disposition of one's estate saves money and spares families from the often irreversible effects on relationships that occur after a will contest reaches its conclusion.

Judge issues ruling in Kinkade estate litigation

Last month, we included a post on our Houston blog about the probate litigation surrounding Thomas Kinkade's estate. The dispute centers around who should have control of the late painter's assets. His estranged wife and girlfriend are the primary contenders in the matter. Kinkade's girlfriend, who was living with him at the time of his death, has brought forth two notes, purportedly in the artist's hand, which give money and a residence to the girlfriend.

Life care planning addresses health care costs in retirement

What is my life expectancy? People may ask that question frequently, pondering the length of time they will have to enjoy the fruits of life. The answer, as many Houston residents know, depends on a number of factors. Some, like genetics and family history of diseases, are unalterable or can be modified only slightly through particular medications and treatments. But others, like diet, exercise and choosing whether to smoke, are within our control. At the margins, we control how long we will be around.

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