I get asked by clients, bank employees, and beneficiaries all the time “what’s the difference between an Executor and Administrator?” Some are a little bit more adventurous and ask what an Administrator with the Will Annexed is.” So below is a quick breakdown of the different types of people in charge of an estate.   When a person passes away, all their assets belong to their estate. Regardless of the

Besides the pride of owning your own home…along with the taxes, homeowner’s insurance, paying for your own repairs, mowing your lawn…you also get certain protections and benefits that aren’t given to renters. Most, though not all, of these protections and benefits are only available if you have filed a Homestead Designation with your local county appraisal district office. Once you’ve filed the Homestead Designation, then you’re entitled to a homestead

Here at Regan & Frisbie Law Firm, we try to keep you updated on new changes to the law that could affect you. Whether it’s Probate, Guardianship, Business Law, LLC formations, or Estate Planning, we try to keep you as informed as possible to the daily changes to the law. One of the new changes to the Texas Estates Code is the removal of the family exemption from the background

The Texas Estates Code attempts to protect the surviving spouse and minor children of the Deceased by listing specifically exempt property. This exempt property is set aside by the Probate Court despite the wishes of the heirs or directions of a Will. This protection is especially valuable in split families, where the adult children don’t like their dad’s new gold-digging wife or mom’s new dead-beat husband. If the dad were