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The Texas Medical Privacy Act helps protect your medical privacy. The dedicated estate planning attorneys at Ibekwe Law, PLLC in Texas can help you address your estate planning concerns with this ironclad privacy. The Texas Medical Privacy Act is a legal act implemented by the governor of Texas in 2001 to ensure that the state […]

Contracts, HIPAA Waiver

What is the Texas Medical Privacy Act?

Obtaining a medical power of attorney in Texas is an important concern that a dedicated estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC can help you effectively and efficiently resolve. Power of attorney is an important concept when it comes to estate planning. When your finances are involved, power of attorney (POA) refers to the agent […]

Estate Planning, Power of Attorney

What Does Medical Power of Attorney in Texas Mean?

How does guardianship work in Texas? This question is an important matter that you can discuss with the experienced Texas estate planning attorneys at Ibekwe Law, PLLC as soon as a potential need arises. If the question of how guardianship work in Texas? is on your mind, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of your […]

Contracts, Estate Planning

How Does Guardianship Work in Texas?

Having a well-considered Texas advance healthcare directive in place is an important element of your estate plan. The experienced Texas estate planning attorneys at Ibekwe Law have the compassion, drive, and legal insight to help. People are often confused by estate planning tools, such as the Texas Health and Human Services explanation of advance directives […]

Contracts, Estate Planning

What Does Texas Require for An Advance Directive or Living Will?

If you find yourself wondering –what is estate planning –rest assured, you are not alone. Estate planning is actually a broad area of the law that very generally addresses how your assets –or estate –will flow to your family and loved ones when the time comes. Because estate planning is a legal endeavor –and because […]

Estate Planning, Getting Started

What Is Estate Planning?

According to the United States Department of Health & Human Services Children’s Bureau, addressing guardianship for your child is challenging. After all, it is one of life’s least pleasant topics. However, it is essential to point out that it is doubtful your child will be left with neither parent in their life. Nevertheless, the idea […]

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

How to Ask Someone to Be the Guardian of Your Child

If you have a family –whether yours is a family of two or many –creating a Last Will and Testament (will) is one of the most caring things you can do for them. With your will, you can help protect your loved ones financially, mitigate the Internal Revenue Service tax implications of your estate (or […]

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

How Much Does A Will Cost?

Your estate plan is an important component of your life planning journey, and if you have taken the time and put in the effort to accomplish this critical task, you should be commended on a significant accomplishment. Now that you have come this far, there are some important next steps that you can take to […]

Estate Planning, Family

Next Steps after You Execute Your Estate Plan

A financial power of attorney is a legal document that allows you (the principal) to assign specific financially based decision-making power to someone else (the agent or attorney in fact). This agent need not be an attorney, however. A financial power of attorney is a legal mechanism that provides you with the peace of mind […]

Estate Planning, Power of Attorney

When to Seek A Financial Power of Attorney in Texas

Unfortunately, there are instances where accidents or injuries occur, and a person cannot make medical decisions on their own behalf. An attorney-in-fact for a medical power of attorney will make important healthcare decisions on your behalf if you cannot do so. The skilled Texas estate planning attorneys at Ibekwe Law, PLLC can help you take […]

Estate Planning, Power of Attorney

Selecting the Right Attorney-in-Fact for Your Medical Power of Attorney