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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

23Jun
The Weaver Firm Guide to Trusts

The Weaver Firm Guide to Trusts

In many states across the U.S., including Texas, a growing trend has developed which encourages the use of Trusts as a part, or in place of, traditional estate planning. While attorney drafted trusts can be utilized effectively in a variety of situations, many questions exist for most clients about the nature of trusts, how they […]

23Jun
Medicaid Gifts and Trusts

Medicaid Gifts and Trusts

How Do Assets and Trusts Impact Medicaid Eligibility? Medicaid eligibility requires minimal personal assets. Your health care needs will increase as you age. That is a given. With this increase, your health care bills will also increase. That is a given. Some people turn to Medicaid for financial assistance. That is not such a given. […]

11Jun
Special Needs Trusts

Special Needs Trusts

If you are a parent of a child with special needs, you need special estate planning. Why? If you leave assets directly to your special needs child, either in a will or through intestacy (dying without a Will), the inheritance your child receives will jeopardize his or her ability to receive benefits under government programs […]

Important Legal News

23Jun
Elder Law 101: Nursing Home Care vs. Assisted Living

Elder Law 101: Nursing Home Care vs. Assisted Living

How Do Nursing Homes Differ from Assisted Living Nursing home lawyers provide assistance in making an advanced plan to get you care required as you get older or if you experience illnesses or injuries that make you unable to care for yourself any longer.   As you experience age-related sickness or the affects of illness, […]

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. […]