How do Administrators Differ from Executors in Probate?

The roles of administrators and executors are essentially the same. It is the means by which they are chosen that distinguishes the two. If you are working in the capacity of administrator or executor for an estate, it is a good idea to hire a College Station probate attorney. Executors and … [Read more...]

Obtaining Guardianship of a Stepchild

Being a stepparent can become a complicated matter when legal issues regarding the child in question arise. In some cases you may wish to seek legal guardianship. It is important that you hire a Bryan family lawyer when doing so. Guardianship of a Stepchild Because you are not the biological … [Read more...]

Last Wills and Living Trusts

While both a last will and living trust transfer property when you die, they have different uses. It is important that you understand these differences before deciding to set up a living trust. A Bryan probate lawyer can advise you on which may be best suited for your needs. Living Trusts and Last … [Read more...]

Home Purchases and Contingency Clauses

Contingencies are added to home purchase contracts for a number of purposes. In essence, a contingency clause protects either the seller or the buyer when a condition or action occurs. As your College Station real estate attorney will tell you, contingency clauses are binding and must be met before … [Read more...]

Procedures for Obtaining Legal Guardianship

A person may need a guardian if he is a minor over whom no one has legal custody (such as an orphan), or an adult who has become incapacitated. Obtaining legal guardianship requires a hearing before a judge, and it may be in your best interests if you are seeking to take on such a position to work … [Read more...]

Naming an Executor if No Will Exists

Regardless of your age, it is important that you and your Bryan probate attorney create a will. This is especially the case if you have a spouse or minor children who are dependent upon you financially. The naming of an executor is one of the facets of a will. Dying Intestate If you do not create … [Read more...]

What Are Some Restrictions on Naming Executors?

The position of executor to a will carries a great deal of responsibility. While you may wish to name a particular person to this task in your will, the probate court may find the individual unsuitable. You should consider working with Kingwood estate attorneys when you set up your will and name the … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from the Peterson Law Group!     Our office will reopen on Monday, January 4th … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from the Peterson Law Group! Wishing you peace and happiness this holiday season! … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays from Peterson Law Group

The Peterson Law Group wishes you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. Please note that our Office will be closed for the holidays starting Tuesday, December 22nd, and will reopen Monday, January 4th. We look forward to serving our clients again in 2016!  … [Read more...]