¿Qué es un Poder Legal Estatutario?

Principales conclusiones: Un poder legal estatutario es un acuerdo legal, que le otorga a alguien el poder de actuar en nombre de otra persona, a excepción de decisiones de atención médica. Si el sujeto ya es mentalmente incompetente, no se puede establecer un poder legal, ya que el sujeto debe poder actuar en su propio […]

Dying Without a Will: A Short Guide

While many people assume that a will is only for the rich, a properly written legal will is the cornerstone of any estate plan for anyone who owns property or may, in the future own property. That includes just about everyone. It is the primary means of transferring your assets upon death and instructs the […]

What is the Difference between Dependent and Independent Administration?

During probate, Texas estates are generally settled in one of two ways. In a dependent administration, the executor must get court approval for most actions and report regularly to the probate judge, while in an independent administration, the executor is given more autonomy to carry out their duties without the need to report their actions […]

What Common Probate Problems Can an El Paso Probate Attorney Solve?

Probate can sometimes be a complicated, lengthy and expensive process for all parties involved. When disputes and inconsistencies arise with a decedent’s estate during the probate process, Texas probate court can become a difficult and exhausting experience thanks to several common probate problems. Fortunately, many of these common problems encountered during probate can be solved […]