Entries by Paul Wright

New Registration Requirements for Texas Guardians After June 1, 2018

Texas Senate Bill 1096, passed during the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, affects the appointment of Texas Guardians. If you are applying for Texas Guardianship you should be aware of the following registration requirements. These requirements should be met at least ten days before your scheduled hearing on the Application for Guardianship. These requirements as set forth […]

What to Do if You are in an 18-Wheeler Accident

The car comes to a sudden halt. The passenger compartment fills with smoke and senses suddenly come back online. Is everyone OK? What’s Next? An accident often involves loss of time, time off from work, dealing with an insurance company, loss of a favorite vehicle, the headache of a rental car and unfortunately at times […]

Probate and Non-Probate Assets

Not all assets are subject to probate in Texas. Simply stated there are probate assets and non-probate assets. The Probate Asset The Probate Asset is an asset that is governed by the terms of a Will. This type of asset will pass through probate. It may also be subject to creditor claims and expenses of […]

2018 Change in Tax Withholding Tables

Most Americans realized that a tax act was passed in 2017 that impacted the 2018 tax year (i.e. tax returns that will be filed in 2019). Note, your 2017 tax return will not be affected. On January 11, 2018, the IRS issued Notice 1036 which updated income tax withholding tables. Did Your Paycheck Change in February 2018? The new update […]