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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 ...
Teaching Materials on Estate Planning
A casebook comprehensively reviewing the estate planning process.
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 ...
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 ...
Your Trust-Worthy Pet
This article gives background and guidance on how to be a pet-friendly estate planner. The author also gives thirteen key points to consider before deciding to choose a traditional pet trust.
Veterinary Medicine and the Law: What Every Veterinarian Needs to Know About Pet Trusts
Most pet owners are extremely devoted to their pets, often considering them members of the family. This devotion can carry over into the owner’s will or trust, leaving gifts for their pets in such instruments. A will or ...
Wills and Trusts
Judicial developments in Texas regarding wills, trusts, estate planning, and other related matters from October 1, 2001 through November 1, 2002.
Properly Interpreting Wills
A short analysis of a 2000 Supreme Court of Texas case. Assets related to real property passed to the residuary beneficiary even though extrinsic evidence showed the testatrix wanted this additional property devised to ...
Pet Animals: What Happens When Their Humans Die?
This article chronicles the evolution of enforcing after-death gifts for the benefit of pet animals. The article also gives a review of the common law background and the wide variety of approaches adopted by United States ...