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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

Attorney Focused on Elder Law,
Wills & Probate, Business Law

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

22Jan
Add Digital Planning to Your Will Update Checklist

Add Digital Planning to Your Will Update Checklist

            We’re all living in a digital world. From ranting on social media to ranting in emails to ranting at your bank over the internet, your digital life needs to be part of your will or estate plan–now more than ever before. Most of you have wills or trusts. If […]

03Jan
Top 3 Retiree Tax Mistakes

Top 3 Retiree Tax Mistakes

Many things change when you retire. Don’t let taxes spoil your retirement. Tax planning is different after retirement. You might think that a lower income level and fewer deductions will lead to a care-free tax season. Unfortunately, taxes are just as unforgiving in retirement as they are pre-retirement. You need to understand how retirement benefits […]

17Dec
Guardianship & Other Solutions for Helping Those Who Cannot Help Themselves

Guardianship & Other Solutions for Helping Those Who Cannot Help Themselves

Are you considering a guardianship for someone who may be having trouble caring for their own needs? In certain situations, alternatives to guardianship are the best and most cost-effective solutions to help someone who cannot help themselves. These alternatives include power of attorney, supported decision king agreements, management trusts, and non-legal solutions involving psychological help […]

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. […]