What is a Muniment of Title?

What is a Muniment of Title? Johnny Thomas Law Office

A full administration is generally the best way to handle matters of a deceased person’s estate. It allows for the distribution of property to the people named in the decedent’s will or to the rightful heirs when one dies without Read More …

Do It Yourself vs. Hiring an Attorney

Do It Yourself vs. Hiring an Attorney

    Today, with the vast amount of online resources, many find it unnecessary to hire a professional to handle problems. Many opt for the numerous D-I-Y (Do It Yourself) options available in favor of the lower cost and less Read More …

Common Misconceptions of Texas Estates: Avoiding Probate

You cannot avoid probate with an Affidavit of Heirship

  This is the age of Do-It-Yourself (D-I-Y).  More and more people are looking to the Internet to find quick and inexpensive solutions to their probate problems. I understand not wanting to spend money when you can create a solution Read More …

Common Misconceptions of Texas Estates: The passing of property

The Misconception: If my husband or wife dies, their property automatically passes to me. It is easy to assume that when a spouse passes away, the surviving spouse should automatically gain ownership of the deceased spouse’s property.   For example, Read More …

The Texas Small Estate Affidavit – This is not your grandmother’s small estate affidavit any more!

The death of a loved one is never an easy loss to bear. Many times, we are left to make decisions for the care and upkeep of a loved one’s property and legal matters. Unfortunately, many people assume that the Read More …