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The iLaw Blog is designed to bring you the latest legal news and information relevant to Texas. Clients can use our blog as a resource to find answers, insight, and updates. Use this to find our archive of #TeachingTuesday and #WeWednesday content.

Could a “U Visa” Be Right For You?

Immigrants can sometimes unfortunately be the targets of workspace abuse. Often times, immigrants choose to continue to live with workplace abuse because they depend on the money to live. If you are a victim of workspace abuse, the U visa is available to assist immigrants in that exact situation.

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Pet Trusts – Who Will Take Care of Them in Your Absence?

It’s hard to phantom that someone could love your fur friend as much as you do. However, if you are elderly or suffer from a debilitating illness, you are probably worried about what will happen to your faithful companions once you are no longer able to take care of them. You could ensure they are taken care of informally by writing down instructions and wishes down and share it with a loved one, whether a family member or close friend. But to ensure your wishes are legally binding, you might think of making one Living Trust for your pet.

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What is Revocable Living Trust (RLT)?

Despite the fact that a RLT is not for everyone, there are certain situations in which an RLT would be a wise choice.

01. Privacy
Having a Will means that once you pass away and that Will goes through the probate process, it becomes public. This means, anyone will be able to go to the court house and view information about what and who gets your assets. With a Revocable Living Trust, that information remains private.

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