What happens after I get arrested?

Posted by Charles L. WoodsMay 12, 20210 Comments

According to the T.V. shows the handcuffs get slapped on, the person is put in the back of the police car and the next thing you know a jury is deciding innocence or guilt. However, there are a few other steps that you will go through before you find yourself in front of a jury of your peers. Th...

What Happens if I Die Without a Will?

Posted by William A. PiggMay 03, 20210 Comments

If you die "intestate" (without a will), Texas law dictates who gets your stuff.   If you die with: here's what happens: children but no spouse children inherit everything spouse but no children, parents, or siblings spouse inherits e...

The Problem With Codicils

Posted by William A. PiggApr 29, 20210 Comments

When seeking to modify a provision of a will, people often add a codicil instead of drafting a new will.  Unless you're very careful, a codicil can actually nullify the very provision you want to change!   A codicil  is a legal document that allows you to modify an existing will without revokin...