Criss & Rousseau Law Firm LLP
Call for a Free Consultation
254-781-5109

March 2018 Archives

Charitable gifts and estate planning after tax reform

Many changes affected federal estate taxes with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at the end of 2017. Some people have wondered if fewer individuals in Texas and across the country may choose to include philanthropy as part of the estate planning process as a result. The fact that charitable gifts made in a will are exempt from inheritance and federal estate taxes has helped to spur significant giving from donors over the years. However, including philanthropic giving as part of one's estate can also provide powerful intangible rewards reflecting social priorities.

Three reasons to create a special needs trust for your child

Many people believe that a will is the best way to provide for their loved ones once they’re gone. While a will offers many important benefits in establishing an asset management plan after death, there are some circumstances under which a trust is a better option for your loved ones.

Email Us For A Response

Contact Our Firm

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Contact Our Offices

Harker Heights Office
100 W Central Texas Expy Suite 106
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Phone: 254-781-5109
Fax: 254-699-9996
Harker Heights Law Office Map

Galveston Office
719 59th St
Galveston, TX 77551

Phone: 409-515-6176
Fax: 409-763-1508
Galveston Law Office Map