Frequently Asked Questions
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The Easy Will™ system is not appropriate for all individuals and should not be used in the following situations:
- If you have more than $1 million of assets (because of estate tax and income tax considerations).
- If you want to create a trust in your Will.
- If you have children (or other beneficiaries) with special needs who qualify for or may be entitled to government assistance.
- If you are not a Texas resident or United States citizen.
The Texas Estates Code describes a decedent's heirs in the event someone dies without a Will. The Estates Code is confusing, but thankfully Judge Herman has summarized the applicable Estates Code sections in this great Texas Descent and Distribution chart.
Common Questions: Wills
The executor is the person who will administer/handle your estate when the Will is probated. Read more about How To Choose an Executor.
Yes, you cannot gift the following assets:
- Some one else's property (i.e. your spouse's property)
- Life insurance proceeds, retirement funds, or an annuity when a beneficiary has already been designated.