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Estate Planning & Asset Protection

February 24, 2020

Trusts that May Enable You to Protect Your Assets and Your Income when Applying for Medicaid in Texas

Negotiating the eligibility requirements for Medicaid in Texas can be difficult and risky. You feel you need the long-term health care benefits provided by Medicaid, but you may be ineligible for Medicaid if you have assets or much of an income.  There are ways to negotiate the system and still qualify for Medicaid, but they […]

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Estate Planning & Asset Protection

February 18, 2020

Luke Perry – Texas Living Wills and Medical Powers of Attorney: What You Need to Know

Until we reach an advanced age, many of us have a hard time imagining a catastrophic medical emergency befalling us. But tragedy can strike at any age. Remember, it was just a year ago, on Feb 27, 2019, that the well-known actor Luke Perry suffered a massive ischemic stroke. Doctors tried to save him, but […]

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Estate Planning & Asset Protection

February 10, 2020

How to Provide for the Future of Your Disabled Child

If your child has a chronic mental or physical disability such that they will be unable to provide for themselves as an adult, you constantly worry what will happen to your child when you die, or should you become disabled yourself. Sometimes the child has been disabled from when they were a child but sometimes […]

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Estate Planning & Asset Protection

February 3, 2020

Why Does Britney Spears Still Need a Legal Guardian 12 Years Later? The Ins and Outs of Conservatorship

Here we are, a month into 2020, and 12 years after a California court granted a conservatorship (simply referred to in many states as a “legal guardianship”) giving Britney Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, control over her financial assets and many personal decisions. Her father can sell her property, limit who visits her and negotiate business […]

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Business Planning, Estate Planning & Asset Protection

January 27, 2020

When Not All Your Kids Are In The Family Business

Owning your own business can be a great endeavor that takes a lot of passion and drive. Many small business owners focus on the day-to-day management and growth of the business, rather than thinking about a time when he or she may not be in the business. This is a far too common mistake.  Future […]

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Business Planning

January 20, 2020

How to Create a Founders’ Agreement that Doesn’t Come Back to Bite You

You want to found a startup and think you have found the perfect cofounders. But before you go any further, you want to be sure you are all on the same page and memorialize that vision in a legally binding founders’ agreement (also known as a cofounders’ agreement). You may be envisioning yourselves as Jobs […]

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Business Planning

January 16, 2020

Laying the Legal Groundwork for Your Texas Startup

When you are founding a startup here in San Antonio, you have hundreds if not thousands of balls in the air, and it’s easy to miss a few. Depending on your business, you need to complete the last touches on your product, tweak your marketing plan, hire staff, train salespeople and make sure hundreds of […]

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Business Planning

January 13, 2020

Keeping Your Business in Harmony: Which Type of LLC Is Right for You?

Taylor Swift or The Temptations? Whether you are in San Antonio, elsewhere in Texas or further afield, business has its risks. Forming an LLC (Limited Liability Company) enables you to keep your personal and business assets separate in order to reduce personal and business liabilities.  Generally in Texas, the liability of the members of an […]

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Business Planning, Estate Planning & Asset Protection

January 9, 2020

What Happens To Your Business If You Pass Away or Become Incapacitated?

Here’s why all Small Business Owners Should Have a Plan In Place Preparing your company for your incapacity or death is vital to the survival of the enterprise. Otherwise, your business will be disrupted, harming your customers, employees, vendors, and ultimately, your family. For this reason, proactive financial planning — including your business and your […]

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Business Planning

January 7, 2020

Answering All Your Questions on Corporations

We’ve been Business Planning for over 11 years at the firm and here’s a breakdown of all the Frequently Asked Questions we get regarding Corporations. What is a Corporation? A corporation is a separate legal entity having its own rights, privileges, and liabilities distinct from those of its members. People form corporations to protect their personal […]

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