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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

An experienced estate planning attorney has the legal insight, compassion, and commitment to help you nominate as guardian the person who is right for you and your child –thus providing you with the peace of mind every parent seeks. When you choose someone to nominate as a guardian for your child in the state of […]

Estate Planning, Family, Kids

Who May I Nominate as Guardian for My Child?

If you do not have a medical power of attorney in place and are unable to make decisions about your medical care (due to incapacitation or any other significant matter), someone else will need to make these decisions on your behalf, and this person is called your surrogate decision-maker (SDM). The question of when can […]

Estate Planning, Family, Wills & Trusts

When Can a Family Member Serve as a Surrogate Decision-Maker?

Having a medical power of attorney in Texas is an important matter that should be given the careful consideration it deserves. Your medical power of attorney (medical POA) is a legal document that you –as the principal and as a competent adult –sign in order to designate someone whom you trust to make decisions about […]

Estate Planning, Family, Power of Attorney

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

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You went to the trouble of creating an estate plan that represents your legacy and that helps protect those you love the most financially, so you think you are set for all of your estate planning needs. While it is true that if you have an estate plan you are ahead of the game, it […]

Contracts, Estate Planning, Family

When To Modify Your Estate Plan

Estate planning and couples is an important topic for all, whether you are married, unmarried, or in a same-sex relationship. Estate planning can be more critical for unmarried couples, as not having a plan could leave the surviving partner unable to make end-of-life or financial decisions for their loved one. It could also leave the […]

Estate Planning, Family, Getting Started

Estate Planning And Couples

Managing generational wealth and planning for what happens to your assets after you pass away can be a great way to help future generations in your family. A well-thought-out estate plan can be a love letter to your children, their children, and beyond. Individuals inheriting generational wealth can have many advantages, including the chance to […]

Estate Planning, Family, Kids

Generational Wealth and Estate Planning

If you are a widow or widower, learn how an experienced estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC can help you ensure your finances are protected.

Estate Planning, Family

Estate Planning for Widows and Widowers

If you are married, you may wonder what type of estate planning documents are available for all stages of your life. Learn how an experienced estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC can work with you and your spouse to best protect your wishes.

Estate Planning, Family

The Importance of Estate Planning for Married Couples

If you are single, there are many reasons you must still consider establishing an estate plan. Learn how an experienced estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC can work with you to ensure your finances and wishes remain protected under the law.

Estate Planning, Family, Kids

Estate Planning For The Single Person