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Craig Watson on Planning to Avoid Probate – Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Planning to Avoid Probate and Guardianship without Using a Living Trust

Craig Watson, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Arvie is an 85-year-old widow in good health. She delights in her two adult children, who also enjoy a good relationship. Her will was drafted over a decade ago. She owns a house (debt free) and about $150,000 in cash. She has a long term care insurance policy in case she needs nursing home care. She wonders if she needs a power of attorney and a medical directive, so she schedules an appointment with an elder law attorney. […]

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James & Leu, LLP, Who Can You Trust?, as Seen in SENIOR Magazine

Who Do You Trust?

By: Lori A Leu, James & Leu, LLP, for Collin SENIOR Magazine

Long-term care planning involves many important decisions, and nothing is tougher than deciding how to involve your adult children in the process. They will always be your children, no matter how old they get. You remember their childhood mistakes all too clearly; that baseball through the window, the hassles over chores and homework. Then their teen years brought you another whole new set of parenting challenges. Remembering it all makes it difficult to view your children now as responsible adults that you can trust with your care, your money, and your future—no matter how much they have grown and matured. […]