Archive for October, 2012

Can Your Heirs Handle Your Possessions?

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

In our lives we deal with many different forms of responsibility that require different things from us. While some require us to be more involved, and dedicated to something others can be simple and virtually pointless. However, one aspect of responsibility that we have been taught, and have learned from the time we are born until presently is the respect that is required towards not only our belongings, but also the belongings of others. By doing so we can expect that what we put in we get out especially when it comes down to the quality of care that many of our possessions require of us.

As we all know when it comes down to the matter of a will and its significance it makes an estate divisible on the terms of an individual who drafts, and creates the will. Usually, divisible property that is within a will can be that of a home, vehicles, other property, financial assets, land, or even pets. However, one issue at hand that many individuals today are facing that draft wills is whether or not the individual they intend to leave something to actually has the capacity, and ability to care for their property that they are giving them.

Today, we are beginning to see a trend in upcoming generations, which is that of entitlement and the belief that they deserve something that the majority of the time they have not worked for, or earned. Unfortunately, the behavior towards the majority of the items they posses are that of neglect and apathy, which many of our older generations are beginning to see. Another idea that many individuals who create wills are beginning to consider is whether or not they individual they intend on living financial assets to is financially sound, and well-rounded enough to do so properly.

However, never to fear, especially with an experienced Texas probate attorney by your side while drafting, and creating your will. When you are having doubts on whether or not your loved ones can significantly handle caring for your cherished belongings when you have passed a probate attorney can help you look at options such as a trustee, or assemble circumstances that pertain to the care, and preservation of your belongings.

In this day in age you need an individual you can count on, and at the Law Offices of Thomas D. Reino you get what you see. For more information on business law, or to get business law legal council please contact us by either phone at 817.303.2133, or by fax at 972.264.0891.

“Do I Need A Will?”

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Change is one variable in our lives that can never be certain, or expected to say the least. All throughout our lives we go through a variety of change whether it is that of our age, maturity, education, or experiences that ultimately make up the individual who we truly are at the end of the day. However, we can expect a few things in life such as life, and death. Unfortunately, we never truly know when we will finally meet our last days on earth and say our final farewells to our loved ones.

While the cycle that life has and holds for us are solidified from the time we are born we are given options, and opportunities pertaining to our lives after we are dead and gone. One of these particular aspects is that of a will. Yet, what actually is a will? A will is a testament created by you that pertains to your estate, possessions and assets after you have perished. Typically, a will dictates to whom these particular aspects of your estate will be awarded to whether it is a family member, a friend, or another loved one. Today, however, many people actually do not have wills, which can create issues for your estate and your loved ones later down the road.

Without a will the state will usually divide up your estate accordingly according to probate and estate laws, which vary from state to state. So, the answer is yes, it is highly advised that you do create a will. But, where do you actually start in doing so? In order to make sure that your will is not only created and drafted to your liking, but also meets its legal credibility and requirements it is highly advised that you seek out an experienced, and dedicated probate attorney from the beginning. With a Texas probate attorney at your side you can expect that your estate and belongings will be cared for accordingly.

Although many people do not actually have a will in this day and age it is extremely important that you create one in order to make sure that your loved ones are cared for even after you are gone.

In this day in age you need an individual you can count on, and at the Law Offices of Thomas D. Reino you get what you see. For more information on business law, or to get business law legal council please contact us by either phone at 817.303.2133, or by fax at 972.264.0891.