Jasmin Dodson, Author at DODSON Legal

Jasmin Dodson

November 16, 2020

How to Own Your Own Real Estate

Real estate encompasses not only one’s primary residence but other real estates such as a vacation home or rental property. The ideal form of ownership varies depending on the type of real estate you own. Below, we take a look at different types of real estate and offer advice about the best form of ownership.
November 13, 2020
Opting Out of New Tax Rules After an Audit with Push-out Elections

13 Estate Planning Terms You Need to Know

Estate planning should be at the top of everyone's to-do list. However it can be an overwhelming topic to dive into if you are unfamiliar with the language. So—to help you get situated, here are some estate planning terms you should know as you think about your estate plan.
August 11, 2020

Dying Without a Will in Texas

"Who Will Inherit My Assets if I Die Without a Will?" This is a question I often get from clients. In the state of Texas, if you are survived by your family and do not have an estate plan, the state divides your assets based off of something called Intestate Distribution. Intestate Distribution is
August 11, 2020

5 Simple Steps to Help Kickstart Your Estate Plan

I haven’t had time to get around to it" "I don’t have enough assets to leave anyone" "Estate Planning is too expensive" "I don’t know how to get a will or living trust" Have you ever caught yourself saying any of these things when trying to reason with the fact that you still haven't
February 23, 2020

The Basics of a Trust

For someone with one or more businesses, real property, or personal property, trusts can be a valuable tool. So, what is a trust? A trust is an estate planning tool used to manage your assets during life, after death, and to replace [or supplement] a will.