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Moving Beyond Langdell: An Annotated Bibliography of Current Methods for Law Teaching
Many legal educators came into teaching after having practiced in the legal field. However, few of us had any formal training on how to teach effectively and often fall back upon the traditional methods of what we learned ...
Web Meets the Will: Estate Planning for Digital Assets
As a general rule, personal property falls into two major categories—tangible and intangible. Recently, many have started to use a subdivision of personal property known as “digital assets.” Most attorneys are not sure ...
Decanting Is Not Just for Sommeliers
Decanting is a form of trust modification that is initiated by a trustee. This article discusses the reasons to decant, a trustee’s fiduciary duties, decanting’s interface with fiduciary duties, state decanting statutes, ...
Probate and Trusts: Case Law Update & Statutory Update
The first part of the article is a case law update which discusses judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters during the survey ...
Wills & Trusts
This article discusses legislative and judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters during the survey period of November 2, 2002 ...
Teaching Materials on Estate Planning
A casebook comprehensively reviewing the estate planning process.
Estate Planning for Pets
Courts and legislatures are recently more favorably approaching gifts to pets, and there is a higher probability of having courts apply a variety of techniques and policies to recognize these gifts. The author discusses ...
Manipulating the Conduct of Beneficiaries With Conditional Gifts
This article explores conditional gifts and focuses on how to increase the likelihood that the court will enforce the conditions. The author discusses forces acting against conditional gifts, the types of conditions which ...
Drafting in Contemplation of Will Contests
The article discusses various reasons why an attorney should anticipate a will contest and what steps an attorney can take while drafting a will to lessen the likelihood of a will contest. Suggestions and steps are given ...
Drafting Wills for Foreign-Domiciled Clients
Nonresidents often have good reasons for needing or wanting a will in the United States, especially if they own property locally. This article discusses how to create a will for a United States nonresident and how to avoid ...