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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 ...
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 ...
A Guide to Fiduciary Selection
This article discusses the threshold legal criteria for Texas executors, trustees, and agents, their desirable qualities and characteristics, the potential benefits and disadvantages between using individual versus corporate ...
Updated Primer on Lady Bird Deeds
This article discusses why one would use a Lady Bird deed (enhanced life estate deeds) and what other alternatives exist. Concerns surrounding the use of Lady Bird deeds are also addressed.
A quick overview of some of the 2011 Texas probate law court cases.
West’s Texas Forms: Administration of Decedents’ Estates and Guardianships
Probate can be complicated, and having access to a resource containing probate forms can make the probate process more straightforward. This book contains forms for estate administration and guardianship matters.
Case Law Update: 2010
This article discusses judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters. The article covers approximately twenty-five cases that were ...
Fundamentals of Texas Multiple-Party Accounts
This article discusses four commonly recognized types of multiple-party accounts: the joint account, the agency or convenience account, the payable on death account, and the trust account.
How to Conduct a Texas Will Execution
This article suggests the proper steps and format for a Texas will execution ceremony which can help prevent future will contests.