Tag Archives: power of attorney

Governor suspends physical presence requirement for notaries in certain matters

Governor Greg Abbott on April 8 suspended certain statutes concerning appearance before a notary public. The order temporarily allows for appearance before a notary public via videoconference, avoiding the need for in-person appearance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The order applies to: self-proving affidavits for wills; durable powers of attorney; medical powers of attorney; directives to physicians; … Continue Reading

Houston Volunteer Lawyers now pre-screening clients for ‘Will-A-Thon’

Low-income Houstonians in need of help preparing wills can receive assistance from volunteer attorneys during the 2019 Will-A-Thon, which is now pre-screening for clients. The free two-clinic event takes place April 3 and May 1 at the Tidwell Community Center, 9720 Spaulding St., Houston 77016 and brings together the Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Houston Bar Association … Continue Reading

CANLAW Clinic helps cancer patients with estate planning

Two Austin attorneys discovered there was a void within the cancer community and decided to do something about it. In April 2017, they founded the CANLAW Clinic to provide estate planning legal services to cancer patients. “The most rewarding aspect is knowing that our clients are equipped with the documents they need to deal with … Continue Reading