Was your home damaged by the winter storm? Broken water pipe? Fallen tree? You’ll need to contact your insurance company right away to start the claim process.
The Texas Department of Insurance has provided tips that will help the process go smoother and ways to avoid fraud.
Visit the Texas Department of Insurance at: Insurance Tips Following Winter Storms.
They also have a Help Line open 8 am 7 pm Central Time, Monday to Friday: 800-252-3439.
For help with filing a claim, repairing your home and picking a contractor, visit: Help After the Storm.
Elder law attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is an Approved Guardianship Attorney. She assists people in elder law, estate and special needs planning, guardianship and settling estates. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.