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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.
Professor Aloysius A. Leopold: An Extraordinary Man
A tribute to Professor Aloysius A. Leopold who taught law at St. Mary’s University School of Law for over forty years.
Keeping Current: Probate, January/February 2016
A look at selected recent cases, rulings and regulations, literature, and legislation.
Estate Planning for Non-Human Family Members
Pets are an important part of people’s lives and are often also considered part of their owners’ families. Pet owners commonly intend to provide for the care of their pets after the owners’ death and will include their ...
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 ...
Pets Trusts Basics - Q & A with Professor Gerry Beyer
Professor Beyer gives informative answers to questions concerning pet trusts.
Estate Planning for Pet Owners
An article discussing the estate planning options available to pet owners for the care of their pets. An emphasis is placed on pet trusts with a discussion of the history, basics, and details of pet trusts. Other planning ...
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 ...