Changing Legal Documents Requires Specific Formalities

Dear Mr. Premack: My wife just had her name changed in Tarrant County. We both have living wills with medical attachments, etc. Can we change our wills with just a simple codicil executed by ourselves and a notary present. Thank You. – PN You mention several legal documents: living wills, medical attachments, wills and codicils.…

Advance Directives law was Consolidated, Improved

The 76th Legislature closed its regular session on May 31, 1999. It considered hundreds of proposals, and voted to make many of them into law. Several important bills affecting Seniors were passed, including the “Advance Directives Act.” Governor Bush vetoed a similar bill that was passed by the 75th Legislature in 1997. According to the…