Assets

Is Our Home Community Property or Separate Property, and Why Does It Matter? from Austin Estate Planning Attorney Liz Nielsen

Community Property Home

When two people get married, the property they obtain during their marriage is called marital property. This includes anything from real property like homes and rental properties, stock options, investment accounts, heirlooms, and employment income. A common assumption is that spouses want to share their property once they’re married. This assumption is not always true, […]

Planning For Your Digital Legacy from Austin Estate Planning Attorney Elizabeth Ziegler

Digital Legacy

The phrase “estate planning” conjures certain images. Most people find themselves thinking of who will take care of them when they’re unable to make medical or financial decisions. Or they picture leaving items like grandma’s silver tea service or the family ranch to their children and loved ones.  While neither of these are incorrect, they’re […]

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