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

Certified Elder Law Attorney
Certified Estate Planning & Probate

 

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Travis R. Weaver

Attorney

Legal Tips Today – Travis Weaver

06Sep
Weaver Firm to Present at Tarrant County Probate Nuts and Bolts Seminar

Weaver Firm to Present at Tarrant County Probate Nuts and Bolts Seminar

ON Friday, September 15, 2017, the Tarrant County Probate Bar will host its annual “Nuts and Bolts” seminar at the City Club of Fort Worth. This seminar will cover topics including Guardianships, HIPAA protection laws, handling creditor claims in Estates, and most importantly . . . Medicaid and Veteran’s Benefits. Rick Weaver of the Weaver Firm and […]

30Aug
Declutter and Downsize Your Lives

Declutter and Downsize Your Lives

  The New York Times published a great article about the growing amount of Baby Boom age Americans with overcrowded houses.  The competitive accumulation of material goods, a cornerstone of the American dream, dates to the post-World War II economy, when returning veterans fled the cities to establish homes and status in the suburbs. Couples […]

22Aug
Lifehacker’s Article on How to Create a Will (with edits by The Weaver Firm)

Lifehacker’s Article on How to Create a Will (with edits by The Weaver Firm)

Recently, Kristin Wong at Lifehacker wrote a helpful article titled “How to Create a Will.” The attorney at the Weaver Firm took the time to dissect her article and add some helpful tips. We hope you enjoy. “What Is a Will? A will (or “last will and testament”) is a document that spells out what […]

21Aug
Bowie Knives and Saving Lives!

Bowie Knives and Saving Lives!

Based on the sign in front of this statue, this Bowie Knife is the largest of its kind in the world. In similar news, Travis attended the largest health fair in Bowie, Texas held in the last week. If you are impressed, you should be. At this fair, Travis learned important tips about safety in emergency situations […]

14Aug
The Weaver Firm 2017 Trip Across Texas

The Weaver Firm 2017 Trip Across Texas

Last week, Rick and Travis had the pleasure of traveling from the Red River all the way down to Galveston on a working vacation. The attorneys started their journey with a short stop in Muenster to enjoy some unseasonably cool weather in the Red River Valley. After that short break, the attorneys traveled down to […]

28Jul
Why Your Estate Plan Shouldn’t be Older than Your Car

Why Your Estate Plan Shouldn’t be Older than Your Car

The average age of a car in America is 11.5 years. Think of your own life and what’s changed in the last 11 years. Gotten married? Had children or grandchildren? Adopted a pet? Maybe you won the lottery or started a successful business. If you haven’t looked at your estate planning documents lately, now is […]

26Jul
How the Medicaid Debate Affects You

How the Medicaid Debate Affects You

In case you’ve been living under rock…Medicaid is a hot button issue to say the least. Here is an interesting article about long term care insurance and Medicaid and how they affect one another. The average cost of one month of nursing home or memory care in America is over $5,000.00. https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/14/your-money/how-the-medicaid-debate-affects-long-term-care-insurance-decisions.html?referer=https://t.co/qNI0a2pW3G If you have […]

24Jul
Why Medicaid Matters to Texans

Why Medicaid Matters to Texans

As Bob Dylan once said, “the times they are a-changin‘.” The New York Times recently published an article with an excellent story about how long term care planning (insurance in the article) can help ease the burden of long term care on your loved ones.  For our reading averse visitors, the article explains how long […]

17Jul
Amarillo By Morning

Amarillo By Morning

Rick and Travis had the pleasure of attending the Amarillo Area Estate Planning Council 2017 Institute. If you look closely, you might even recognize one of the speakers. Rick spoke on Long Term Care Planning Including Medicaid and VA Aid and Attendance. Check out this great West Texas organization and be sure to attend next year […]

17Jul
Planning for Pooches (or Cats, Turtles, Birds, etc.)

Planning for Pooches (or Cats, Turtles, Birds, etc.)

Let me start with a hypothetical. I and my wife, Brittany, are traveling over the summer. Possibly, we are enjoying a beach in Florida or maybe some cooler air in Colorado. All of the sudden, tragedy strikes. Our pets, Arnold and Sally the Frenchies, are left at home in limbo between a mix of family […]

Important Legal News

06Sep
Weaver Firm to Present at Tarrant County Probate Nuts and Bolts Seminar

Weaver Firm to Present at Tarrant County Probate Nuts and Bolts Seminar

ON Friday, September 15, 2017, the Tarrant County Probate Bar will host its annual “Nuts and Bolts” seminar at the City Club of Fort Worth. This seminar will cover topics including Guardianships, HIPAA protection laws, handling creditor claims in Estates, and most importantly . . . Medicaid and Veteran’s Benefits. Rick Weaver of the Weaver Firm and […]

19Jul
The Weaver Firm, PC featured in the Texas Bar Journal

The Weaver Firm, PC featured in the Texas Bar Journal

Have you ever wondered how to protect your home from a Medicaid claim? Today is your lucky day. Check out this short Texas Bar Journal article on what steps to take to prevent Medicaid recovery claims against you or your loved ones. “Home Sweet Home: Making Sense of Medicaid Recovery” As always, contact our office for help […]