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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Examples and Explanations
Summarizes intestate succession, will execution, will revocation, will interpretation and construction, will contests, other will issues, probate avoidance techniques, an introduction to estate administration, and other ...
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 ...
Video-Recording the Will Execution Ceremony
Video recording the will execution ceremony may offer protection against future will contests. This article discusses the uses and admissibility of will execution video recording, video recordings’ advantages and disadvantages ...
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 ...
Trusts and Estates Practice into the Next Millennium
Trust and estate law continues to evolve. Factors driving change include an increase in life expectancy, numerous advances in medical technology, the increased geographic mobility of individuals, the growing use of revocable ...
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.
Are In Terrorem Clauses Still Frightening?
This article discusses the history of in terrorem clauses and the enforcement of in terrorem clauses in Texas. Next, the author discusses the intent of the passage of HB 1969 and how it may change the enforcement of in ...
What Estate Planners Need to Know About Firearms
A variety of issues are involved upon the transfer of firearms to beneficiaries after death. Federal and state firearms legislation and regulation often control whether the possession of certain types of guns are legal. ...
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.
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 ...