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Videotape and the Probate Process: The Nexus Grows
Videotapes are increasingly being used in the civil and criminal arenas of the legal profession, and they are also beginning to be used in the probate process. There are several procedural barriers to using videotapes ...
Wills and Trusts: Annual Survey of Texas Law
(SMU Law Review, 2006)
This article discusses 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, 2003 through November ...
Texas Estate Planning Statutes, Student Edition
(Aspen Publishers, 2004)
This book is an economical and efficient solution to a student’s statutory needs. The code book organizes in one place all of the state and federal statutes which a law student taking a specific course would like to have ...
Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice & Ethical Concerns
An estate planner may become a defendant in a case involving an estate he or she planned in two main ways. First, the attorney may have performed his or her services in a negligent manner potentially creating exposure to ...
Simplification of Inter Vivos Trust Instruments—From Incorporation by Reference to the Uniform Custodial Trust Act and Beyond
This article examines the early legislative attempts to simplify trust instruments. Following is an examination of the Uniform Custodial Trust Act (UCTA) and whether it furthers the purposes for which inter vivos trusts ...
Enhancing Self-Determination Through Guardian Self-Declaration
Historically, there has long been protection given to adults unable to act for themselves. The guardianship of incompetent persons in the United States is heavily statutorily regulated, however, this article discusses how ...
Ante-Mortem Probate: A Viable Alternative
Most jurisdictions within the United States currently utilize the post-mortem model of probate. Under this theory, an individual of legal age and of sufficient mental health plans for the distribution of his estate at ...
The Basics of Texas Intestate Succession Law
This working paper discusses the basics of Texas intestate succession law followed by a discussion of a variety of issues and updates which may affect the intestacy distribution scheme. Power point slides are included ...
Administration of Decedents’ Estates and Guardianships, 2d ed.
(West Publishing Co., 2006)
Professor Beyer, with Aloysius A. Leopold, drafted Texas-specific forms to aid the practitioner in Estate Planning—specifically, the administration of decedent’s estates and guardianships.
Texas Practice Series: Marital Property and Homesteads
This collection provides complete coverage of development of marital property law, separate or community property, personal injury, title to minerals in a marital estate, trust property, partnership and marital property, ...