Helpful Links

The Probate Process
Texas Probate Passport

Authorization Agreement for Non-Parent Care of a Child (see the first two links under “State of Texas Forms” for the Form and instructions)
Authorization Agreement

Texas Out-of-Hospital Do Not Resuscitate (OOH DNR) Program
OOH DNR Program Information

Texas ABLE Program (a savings plan for adults with special needs)
Texas ABLE

Dying Without a Will in Texas
Chart on the Legal Effect of Dying Without a Will in Texas

Estate Planning for LGBTQ+ Individuals and Families
A Guide from TexasLawHelp

End-of-Life Decision Guides
Compassion & Choices
The Conversation Project

Funeral Services
The FTC’s Guide on Shopping for Funeral Services
Green Burial Information

Body Donation
Organ donation information
Whole-body donation (donating body to science)

Search for Charities
Before naming a charity in your will, verify its non-profit status here.

Legal Ethics
The Texas Lawyers’ Creed