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2007 Texas Legislative Update: Intestacy, Wills, Trusts, and Related Matters
An update of the legislative changes regarding selected matters pertaining to Texas wills, trusts, estates, and other related matters.
Keeping Current: Probate, January/February 2010
A look at selected recent cases, rulings and regulations, literature, and legislation.
Pay to the Order of Whom?—The Case of the Ambiguous Multiple Payee Designation
For a variety of reasons, the issuer of an instrument often finds it desirable to make the instrument payable to a multiple payee, either jointly or in the alternative. The article analyzes the ambiguity of the multiple ...
What Estate Planners Need to Know About the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act
This article examines the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act as enacted in 2009 with an emphasis on the changes from prior law.
Case Law Update: 2012
This article discusses thirty cases relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters.
A Texas Notary’s Guide to Estate Planning Documents
Properly notarized estate planning documents are necessary to ensure the validity of these signed documents. This article discusses steps notaries should take when acknowledging and notarizing estate planning documents. ...
Organ-izing Your Estate
This article review summarizes the law journal article entitled Anatomical Intent by Reid Kress Weisbord and highly recommends the article to readers. The review discusses the debate over whether an estate should be able ...
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.
Wills and Trusts
Judicial developments in Texas regarding wills, trusts, estate planning, and other related matters from November 1, 2012 through October 31, 2013.
Video-Recording the Will Execution Ceremony
Video recording the will execution ceremony may offer protection against future will contests. This article discusses the uses and admissibility of will execution video recording, video recordings’ advantages and disadvantages ...