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Keeping Current: Probate, September/October 1993
A look at selected recent cases, rulings and regulations, literature, and legislation.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
How to Conduct an Illinois Will Execution
This article provides steps to conduct a proper Illinois will execution ceremony that will protect against later contests and disputes.
A quick overview of some of the 2011 Texas probate law court cases.
Experiential Learning in Trusts and Estates Courses
Various methods used by law professors around the country to give students experiential learning in wills, trusts, and estate related matters.