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Helping You Navigate Legal Waters

At Weaver Law, we help you prepare for and navigate through life's legal waters–especially when things may not be flowing so smoothly. We provide you and your family with more than 30 years of experience in:

• Preparing wills to protect assets and probating wills to obtain inherited assets or cash

• Providing expertise in elder law including nursing home benefits and special needs trusts

• Planning business start-ups and contracts; Handling real estate transactions

Our Attorneys

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Rick B. Weaver

Member – National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

 

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Travis R. Weaver

Attorney Focused on Elder Law
Wills & Probate, Business Law

Legal Tips Today – Travis Weaver

18May
Did You Leave Life Insurance To Your Ex-Spouse?

Did You Leave Life Insurance To Your Ex-Spouse?

Ever heard horror stories about accidentally leaving an inheritance to an ex-spouse? Here is such a story. Suppose you have a life insurance policy issued as part of an employee benefit plan that identifies your spouse as your primary beneficiary and your adult child as the contingent beneficiary. Maybe you even have a portion of the […]

18May
Our Guide to Disability Planning

Our Guide to Disability Planning

This is The Weaver Firm guide to disability planning Many people associate estate planning with preparing for what happens when they pass away. This overlooks disability planning as a critical component of any estate plan. A temporary or permanent disability can affect anyone. Sometimes the disability is sudden and sometimes a debilitating illness causes a […]

10May
10 Items Your Kids Don’t Want To Inherit & Remedies For All

10 Items Your Kids Don’t Want To Inherit & Remedies For All

Don’t want to see your beloved collection of books, records, china, or figurines on a table at the local flea market? Check out our “Top 10 Items Your Kids Don’t Want to Inherit” AND remedies for finding a good home or at least peace of mind regarding your treasured items– No. 10: Books Unless your […]

Important Legal News

27Mar
Texas Supreme Court Reverses Ambiguous Will Holding . . . Teaches Valuable Lesson

Texas Supreme Court Reverses Ambiguous Will Holding . . . Teaches Valuable Lesson

In Knopf v. Gray, the will disposed of the testator’s entire estate as follows:  “NOW BOBBY I leave the rest to you, everything, certificates of deposit, land, cattle and machinery, Understand the land is not to be sold but passed on down to your children, ANNETTE KNOPF, ALLISON KILWAY, AND STANLEY GRAY. TAKE CARE OF […]

27Jan
Do I Owe Gift Taxes on Gifts from My Parents?

Do I Owe Gift Taxes on Gifts from My Parents?

Nothing in life is as certain as death and taxes. Do you owe tax on gifts from your parents? Your parents have made wise financial decisions. They now have a decent amount of money. Maybe you are struggling a bit financially right now. Maybe you are fine financially. Either way, your parents gift you money. […]

08Jan
Ten Things to Think About Before Creating Your Estate Plan

Ten Things to Think About Before Creating Your Estate Plan

Haven’t given much thought to estate planning and charitable giving? You aren’t alone. Over 60% of people don’t have Last Wills and Testaments.  Here are 10 questions to jumpstart your thinking(thanks to Marketwatch for the great article): 1. Can you afford to give away money now? You shouldn’t gift large sums to your children or […]