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Telecommuting and Unemployment

Telecommuting and Unemployment

The information in this column is not intended as legal advice but to provide a general understanding of the law. Any readers with a legal problem, including those whose questions are addressed here, should consult an attorney for advice on their particular...
Being Prepared in an Emergency

Being Prepared in an Emergency

The information in this column is not intended as legal advice but to provide a general understanding of the law. Any readers with a legal problem, including those whose questions are addressed here, should consult an attorney for advice on their particular...
Importance of Reading Your Insurance Policy

Importance of Reading Your Insurance Policy

Recently a couple consulted with me regarding their bed and breakfast. While they normally do not go beyond the nightly bed and breakfast, they recently leased out their property for a wedding. Unfortunately, a guest has claimed to have been injured at the wedding....
Probating Your Spouse’s Will

Probating Your Spouse’s Will

A common misconception is that you do not have to probate a Will when your spouse dies. Cheryl P. Rose’s column, Title Issues Can Complicate Real Estate Transactions, in the Senior Living section of this week’s Houston Chronicle, has some excellent points on why you...
Clouds on Title to Real Estate

Clouds on Title to Real Estate

What would you do if you found out someone filed a fraudulent deed with regards to your property? A deed filed by a minor or a person forging a signature of a deceased person purporting to convey the property. Such a fraudulent deed is a void deed, but that does not...
What is a Trust?

What is a Trust?

I am often asked to review out of state or older trust, so this week I thought I would discuss what a trust is and a few of the basic types of trust. A trust is a legal instrument that transfers title to designated property from the owner, called the donor or grantor,...
Estate Planning Is Essential

Estate Planning Is Essential

I heard today on the radio that people who are perpetually late live longer. If that is the case, I’m going to live a long time. In fact, in study done in 2000 said there was a 75% probability for men living to the age of 78, 50% probability of living to 85 and a 25%...
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, LEGALLY SPEAKING

THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, LEGALLY SPEAKING

The information in this column is not intended as legal advice but to provide a smile during this holiday season.  Any readers with a legal problem should lighten up this week, life is precious, so enjoy your family and friends now and join the real world after...