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Using the Least Restrictive Alternatives to Avoid Guardianship

Creating a Texas guardianship is necessary to protect an individual who cannot care for or protect themself. This situation can occur when a person has a mental deficiency, sustains an injury following an accident, experiences memory loss due to old age, or has had a traumatic brain injury. When a guardian is needed, there are …

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What Is the Difference Between Disability and Incapacity in Relation to Guardianship?

  The idea of disability and incapacity are often used interchangeably in the general public. In relation to guardianship, if an individual is disabled or incapacitated, it will help determine the best alternatives in setting up an appropriate guardianship for that individual. In a broad sense, these terms are useful to describe the challenges or …

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What Are QTIP Trusts and Why Married Couples Should Get One?

A Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust (QTIP) is a marital deduction trust that is an irrevocable marital trust between spouses, to ensure a decedent’s property will give lifetime income to a surviving spouse. After the death of the surviving spouse, the QTIP will then pass the property to other named beneficiaries. The QTIP differs from …

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