Probating an Estate in Falfurrias, Brooks County, Texas

There are a number of places in Texas that I’ve never visited and this month, I had the pleasure of visiting Falfurrias, Texas in Brooks County for a probate hearing. The people are friendly, as they are all over the great state of Texas, and my assistant happened to capture this picture of me in front of the official Courthouse sign.

If you are someone you know is in need of a probate attorney in Brooks County or anywhere in the state of Texas, contact The Schwartz Law Firm, and find out how we can be of assistance. 713-385-0269

Dallas County Probate at Christmas

I somehow missed posting the lovely photos of the Dallas County Probate Court at Christmas. One of my last court appearances for 2019 was for a probate case in Dallas County. As I’ve mentioned before, Christmas is my absolute favorite time of the year and I love seeing courthouses decorated for the season.

If you or someone you know is in need of a probate attorney in Dallas County, please feel free to reach out to The Schwartz Law Firm, and see how we can be of assistance.

Fort Bend County Probate Just Before Christmas

I had a probate hearing this week in Fort Bend County, which is one of the counties that covers part of the greater Houston area. As many times as I have been here, I have never taken a picture so I decided that this week was the week I would snap a few.

If you or someone you know is in need of Probate or Estate Planning Services in Fort Bend County or the Greater Houston Area, give us a call and find out how we can help. 713-385-0269

Walker County, Texas at Christmas Time

Christmas is my most favorite time of the year; I love watching classic holiday films, drinking hot chocolate by the fire, and viewing Christmas decorations. So you can imagine, that it was a real treat to drive out to Walker County, Texas today for a court hearing. I could not resist snapping a picture of the Christmas wreaths outside of the courthouse – a lovely reminder of the season.

If you or someone you know has a probate matter in Walker County, Texas, please feel free to contact The Schwartz Law Firm at 713-395-0269 and find out how we can serve you and your family.

Our Mother of Mercy 90th Anniversary Gala

On November 14th, Our Mother Of Mercy Catholic Church located in the heart of the 5th Ward in Houston, Texas, celebrated its 90th year of existence with an Anniversary Gala at the University of Houston’s Hilton Hotel. We were honored to be a part of the celebration that evening which highlighted the history of the church and its work in the community. While we were there, we had the pleasure of snapping a quick picture with guest speaker and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who also presented Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church with a U.S. Flag that had been flown over the capital as well as a congressional proclamation.

Pleasantville Senior Fall Expo 2019

This fall, The Schwartz Law Firm had the honor of participating in the Pleasantville Senior Fall Expo 2019.  Pleasantville is an historic community in the heart of Houston, Texas and was one of the first predominantly African-American neighborhoods in the city. Many of Houston’s top minority business and community leaders had their beginnings in this neighborhood, which is just one reason why we were so honored to participate in this community event. The event was held at the Judson Robinson, Sr. Civic Center in the heart of the neighborhood and many of the communities beloved residence came out and enjoyed the event with us. It was a great day!

The Schwartz Law Firm is a probate and estate planning law practice. Feel free to give us a call to see how we can serve you and your family. 713-385-0269







Cameron County, Texas Probate Attorney

Last month, we made our first trip to Cameron County to handle a probate matter for one of our wonderful clients. Whenever I’m in a new county doing probate, I like to snap a quick photo to keep as a memento of the interesting and unique places I have been in the great state of Texas. We arrived a little bit early for the hearing (due to limited flight options into Brownsville) which explains the photo of me sitting on a bench just outside of the courthouse. Overall, the experience was great and I look forward to my next trip down to the valley.  If you or someone you know has a probate issue in Cameron County, Texas or Brownsville, Texas feel free to contact us at 713-385-0269 and find out how we can serve you and your family!

Harrison County Probate Attorney

One of the great things about being a Texas Probate Attorney, is getting the opportunity to visit the many beautiful parts of the state. This past September, I had the pleasure of probating an estate in Harrison County; I would be remiss if I did not comment on the beauty of their courthouse and all of its architectural details. It is a landmark and hold lots of historical significance in Texas. Check out the picture of me getting ready to head in to court.  

If you are someone you know has a probate matter in the Harrison County area, feel free to contact The Schwartz Law Firm at 713-385-0269. We are honored to serve you!

New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Estate Plan Done

It’s the start of a new year; a great time to start a new workout regimen, de-clutter your house, and make personal improvements that will carry you for the rest of your life. It’s also an excellent time to mark an important item off of your to-do list that you have been procrastinating on for a while now: getting your estate plan done.

No, it’s not the most exciting item to cross off your list. Nobody wants to think about the inevitable. But having an estate plan is about more than that. It’s about protecting your family, your loved ones, and yourself in variety of possible scenariGet Your Estate Plan Done Houstonos.  Listed below are some of the components of an estate plan and how they can be beneficial to you:

  • A Simple Will – not only describes how you’d like your assets distributed, but also describes who you’d like to leave in charge of any minors under your care or any adults you may be serving as guardian for.
  • The Medical Power of Attorney – outlines who you want making medical decisions on your behalf in the event you are unable to do so
  • The Durable Power of Attorney – outlines who you want making financial decisions on your behalf in the event you are unable to do so
  • The Directive to Physicians – outlines your desire to be or not be put on life support
  • The Declaration of Guardian – describes who you want to be named guardian (take care of you) in the event you are unable to physically or mentally do so yourself
  • The HIPAA Waiver – describes who you want to have access to your medical records in the event of an emergency

As you can see, estate plans protect you and your family in varying circumstances.

Getting your estate plan done does not have to be a painful process. In fact, with a good estate planning attorney, it can be a positive experience and leave you with a sense of relief that you have finally gotten rid of that one item looming over your head.

And it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. The Schwartz Law Firm has made getting your estate plan done more affordable than ever. Click here to learn about our current estate plan specials.

Merry Christmas From The Schwartz Law Firm

Merry Christmas, from the Schwartz Law Firm!

Merry Christmas 2015