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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 ...
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 ...
Case Law Update: 2010
This article discusses judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters. The article covers approximately twenty-five cases that were ...
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 ...
Texas Estate Planning Statutes with Commentary: 2015-2017
Texas Estate Planning Statutes with Commentary: 2015-2017 Edition is a compilation of Texas statutes that are significant to law school and paralegal courses related to estate planning, such as wills and estates, trusts, ...
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.
Lessons from the Supreme Court of Texas
A discussion of seven Texas Supreme Court cases and several other non-Texas Supreme Court cases that will have an effect on Texas estate planning.
Digital Planning: The Future of Elder Law
The majority of individuals over age sixty-five use digital resources such as e-mail and the Internet, however, most people have not planned for how to dispose of digital assets after their deaths. This article discusses ...
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 ...