Morals from the Courthouse: A Study of Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trust Practice
21 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2014 Last revised: 27 Apr 2015
Date Written: April 28, 2015
This article discusses recent judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters. The discussion of each case concludes with a moral, i.e., the important lesson to be learned from the case. By recognizing situations that have led to time consuming and costly litigation in the past, estate planners can reduce the likelihood of the same situations arising with their clients.
Keywords: intestacy, intestate succession, wills, trusts, probate, estate planning, estate administration
JEL Classification: K11
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