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FAQs on Texas Wills


1.  Do I Even Need a Will? When a person dies without a will, his property is divided according to Texas intestacy laws.  While these laws are designed to “fill in the gaps,” your property may be distributed in unexpected and undesired ways.  For instance, most people assume that their spouse will receive everything; however, in...
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Caregivers: Do You Need Help?


The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) provides services to seniors who are 60 years or older and their caregivers.  If you are caring for a family member who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, the care receiver can be of any age.  In addition to information about community-wide resources, programs include: Benefits...
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The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Notice to File for Candidacy Released


A message from Patty Bordie, Director Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area:  The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Notice to File for Candidacy has been released (see attached notice: tshl-notice-to-file-for-candidacy-2017). The vision of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL) is that applied wisdom, energy, and experience of aging will improve the lives of all Texans through education,...
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