Hot Topics in Estate Planning

Posted on Nov 20, 2013

A quick recap of some hot topics in the estate planning world this year: Portability is here to stay. Portability, as the name suggests, enables the porting of a married decedent’s unused estate and gift tax credit to the surviving spouse. In the past, this required a credit-shelter or bypass trust. Portability can therefore add […]

Three Clauses Every Texas Industrial Contractor Should Negotiate For

Posted on Nov 1, 2013

Almost every industrial service contractor has had the experience of trying to collect from a difficult customer on an invoice. Sometimes these issues can be predicted before the project, but often they cannot. Once the dispute arises, it’s too late to add helpful terms to the deal, so the time for a contractor to protect […]