What Are My Options if I Own Digital Property?

In many cases, when people think of assets distributed through a will, cars, houses, money, and even land come to mind. But what happens when one wants to pass down digital accounts with dozens of paid songs or movies on it? Or what about many domain names that might be worth quite a lot in... read more

3 Things Most Often Left Out of Wills That You Should Never Overlook

When drafting a will, you should take into consideration a lifetime of your work. We know that it sounds like an overwhelming task, but it should be done, nonetheless. So much can go into drafting one that it can be easy to forget some very important factors or decisions. The last thing you’ll want is... read more

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Draft a Will on Your Own

If you’re putting together a will on your own, then you may be thinking that there’s little to no chance of leaving anything out or making mistakes, right? After all, who knows your finances, family, and expectations better than you? The truth of the matter is that drafting a will is a very involved process... read more

3 Things You May Not Have Known About Wills

Estate planning can be as confusing as it is vast. Even terms like beneficiary, affidavit, and bequeath can make anyone’s head spin. Fortunately, our estate planning lawyers can take care of all of that for you. We’d like to shed some light on a few things you should know about estate planning, especially your will.... read more

Clearing Up Some Common Misconceptions About Estate Planning

A majority of people have a vague idea about what a will is. If asked, they might describe a will as a document drafted by an elderly person to dictate where his/her wealth will go. While this would be a fairly accurate assessment, it could potentially shroud some of the more important aspects of wills.... read more

The Importance of Updating Your Estate Plan During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s safe to say that things have been far from normal over the last few months and will remain so for some time to come. At a time when we’re constantly reminded of the importance of sanitation, mask-wearing, and social distancing, it’s just as important to be on top of your estate planning needs. By... read more

Know 3 of the Most Common (But Often Hidden) Estate Planning Mistakes

Whether you’re starting a family at 30 and dipping your toes into estate planning or are close to retiring and updating your will, the process can be hard. After all, you’re dealing with terms like “fiduciaries,” “trusts,” and “power of attorney,” so it’s easy to lose track. At Fryer and Hansen, our McAllen lawyers want... read more

3 Steps to Follow Before Meeting with Our Commercial Litigation Lawyers in McAllen

In a previous blog, we went over the different types of disputes seen in typical commercial litigation cases. This included cases where individuals and businesses filed lawsuits against other businesses. Oftentimes, this results from contract disputes, fraud, and even class-action lawsuits. Depending on what your dispute is, you’ll need the help of our commercial litigation... read more

In Case of Emergency: The Importance of Adding an Advance Directive to Your Estate Plan

Even though businesses in Texas are open again, other establishments, such as hospitals and clinics, are still taking precautions to keep patients safe. This means taking in patients without their family members accompanying them to ensure social distancing, enforcing the use of face masks, and upholding strong sanitation practices.  However, the unexpected could happen where... read more

Protect Your Real Estate Interests with a Transfer on Death Deed (TODD)

Due to events happening in the world right now, estate planning remains more crucial than ever before. It provides peace of mind and can cover many aspects of your life. It can even go so far as to protect your loved ones after you pass. We’ve previously mentioned the importance of adding a will and... read more