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Giving to charities and non-profit organizations is a loving way to leave a legacy that can touch many people’s lives long after your death. According to the National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), Americans donated a staggering $449.64 billion to charitable causes in 2019 alone. Figures from the NPT show that the causes most benefitting from Americans’ […]

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts, Your Community

Estate Planning and Charities

Self-care and estate planning actually should go hand in hand. Just as you would plan for your physical health, emotional health, and overall well-being, planning for how your finances are handled after your death or how your health or finances are taken care of if you are unable to do so are both acts of […]

Getting Started, Wills & Trusts

Estate Planning is Self Care

Your estate plan should be carefully examined if you are divorced, or considering a divorce. Visit with an experienced estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC to help you understand all of your legal options to ensure your finances remain protected.

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Estate Planning for The Divorced

If you have made the decision to visit with your family about estate planning issues during the holidays, you may feel unsure what legal options are available to your loved ones. Estate planning often involves more than just a Last Will and Testament and can include many different financial and legal tools to ensure your […]

Estate Planning, Family, Wills & Trusts

Understanding Common Estate Planning Documents and Options

Even if you are gathering with your family over Zoom, consider visiting your loved ones about estate planning during the holidays. Learn how an experienced estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC, can help you make sure your legal and financial rights remain protected.

Estate Planning, Family, Wills & Trusts

Visiting with Family About Estate Planning During the Holidays

  Congratulations! You have officially completed your estate plan with Ibekwe Law, PLLC. Here is a helpful checklist for what to do with your new documents. Properly Store Your Documents Keep your executed documents properly stored in an organized way. You can keep them in a fire safe box, somewhere in your house, or in […]

Estate Planning, Family, Wills & Trusts

Next Steps After You Execute Your Estate Plan

signing estate plan

Congrats! You are a new executor of someone’s will. You may be wondering what an executor is exactly, and what you need to do when a person dies. First of all, if you were chosen as an executor, the person who drafted the will has much respect for you. They consider you a very reliable […]

Wills & Trusts

What Does an Executor Do?

Do you have assets or property that you want to leave to family members or friends when you die? Does someone want to leave property to you when they die? Yippee!! If you answered “yes” to either question, you should know a bit about inheritance and estate taxes–so you or your beneficiaries don’t have a […]

Wills & Trusts

Texas Estate Taxes and Inheritance Laws