Tips from the top

Top entrepreneurs share their best tips for success As an entrepreneurial attorney, I’ve painstakingly learned the importance of heeding the best business advice I’ve received from many of the world’s top entrepreneurs and business leaders. The bottom line: It takes a lot to start a business and grow it to profitability. Funny enough, the most… Read More

To “Zoom” or not to “Zoom”

I will share with you that online DIY wills are better than nothing, however you may be missing several issues related to your personal situation that can only be identified when discussing with a board-certified Estate Planning attorney. There are unfortunately plenty of negative outcomes that can result from not having a will or trust as your estate plan. Read More

Competency: When Is It Too Late to Create a Will, Trust or POA?

Seeing the future is daunting. Even thinking about it can be enough to let that task simmer. The J.M. Dickerson Law Firm can help you plan ahead, protecting your family and ensuring that your wealth continues to serve your vision well into the future. As a board-certified estate planning and probate attorney, I frequently advise adult… Read More

Who has time for “Monkey Business”?

We make updating your entity or business minutes simple and easy. We want all of our clients to be READY FOR THE NEW YEAR with a fresh start and UPDATED BUSINESS DOCUMENTS. Call us today to schedule your appointment for updating services and we will make the rest of the process easy. Read More

What you are “NOT” doing can expose you

When you set up your company, you probably set up your Corporate Book and checked it off the to do list. You were happy be done with it and eager to be able to move on to the things that make money.  However, many business owners or investors leave the maintenance of this key item on the back-burner and what you are not doing on an annual basis can leave you exposed to potentially tremendous amounts of risk and liability.  Read More

The Sunset Road: Texas Probate Basics

A clear understanding of how the basic probate timeline works can ease the stress of this challenging, and often lengthy process. Fortunately, Texas is among the most efficient probate systems in the country. Here are some basics. Read More

Exploring your real estate options with owner financing

It wasn’t too long ago that real estate markets nationwide were down, and I mean very down. Many of you remember well the years 2007-2009, which proved to be a historical event for American housing. That economic crisis, in great part caused by the proliferation of subprime mortgages, led to significant bankruptcies in the financial… Read More

Holographic “twist” brings more troubles for Franklin

Proper estate planning with a qualified professional is important even if you don’t have Aretha Franklin’s assets. It allows you, while you are still living, to ensure that your property will go to the people you want, in the way you want, and when you want. Read More

20 Red Flags that signal your Will or Trust is Out of Date

I offer clients the opportunity to sit down with me and review their estate plans at least once each year.  However, this doesn’t mean you should wait until your next review if your circumstances change. This Estate Planning Checklist identifies events that could make a significant impact on your estate. I let my clients know… Read More