Gerry W. Beyer

Texas Tech University School of Law

Governor Preston E. Smith Regents Professor of Law

1802 Hartford

Lubbock, TX 79409

United States

http://www.ProfessorBeyer.com

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Scholarly Papers (78)

1.

Lady Bird Deeds: A Primer for the Texas Practitioner

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, January 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
Gerry W. Beyer and Kerri G. Nipp
Texas Tech University School of Law and U.S. Trust
Downloads 3,205 (2,037)

Abstract:

Lady Bird Deed, Enhanced Life Estate Deed, Medicare, Estate Planning, deeds, Texas

2.

Cyber Estate Planning and Administration

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2017
Gerry W. Beyer and Kerri G. Nipp
Texas Tech University School of Law and U.S. Trust
Downloads 1,760 (4,512)

Abstract:

digital assets, digital estate, estate planning, wills, trusts, passwords, fiduciary

3.
Downloads 1,531 ( 8,865)

Estate Planning for Digital Assets

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, April 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Gerry W. Beyer and Kerri G. Nipp
Texas Tech University School of Law and U.S. Trust
Downloads 1,115 (14,435)

Abstract:

digital assets, estate planning, wills, probate, property

Estate Planning for Digital Assets

Estate Planning Studies, July 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jul 2011
Gerry W. Beyer and Kerri G. Nipp
Texas Tech University School of Law and U.S. Trust
Downloads 416 (56,645)

Abstract:

estate planning, wills, digital assets, passwords, user names

Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 May 2011
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 878 (20,726)

Abstract:

professional responsibility, ethics, malpractice, wills, trusts, estate planning

Avoid Being a Defendant: Estate Planning Malpractice and Ethical Concerns

5 St. Mary's L.J. Mal. & Ethics 224, 2015
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Jun 2015
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 418 (56,297)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, malpractice, legal malpractice, ethics, professional responsibility, probate

5.

Intestate Succession: What Every Texas Estate Planner Needs to Know

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 1,256 (8,220)

Abstract:

6.

Updated Primer on Lady Bird Deeds

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, April 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Mar 2012
Gerry W. Beyer and Kerri G. Nipp
Texas Tech University School of Law and U.S. Trust
Downloads 1,123 (11,239)

Abstract:

Lady Bird Deed, Enhanced Life Estate Deed, Medicare, Estate Planning, deeds, Texas

7.

What Estate Planners Need to Know About Firearms

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, April 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2010
Gerry W. Beyer and Jessica B. Jackson
Texas Tech University School of Law and Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal
Downloads 1,045 (11,581)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, firearms, guns, machine guns, NFA, National Firearms Act, gun trusts

8.

How to Conduct a Modern Texas Will Execution

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, 2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 922 (9,244)

Abstract:

wills, will ceremony, will execution, Texas, estate planning

9.

Pets Trusts: Fido with a Fortune?

Trusts and Estates Law Section, New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting, January 2010, Texas Tech Law School Research Paper No. 2010-22
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2010
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 781 (19,598)

Abstract:

pets, animals, trusts, estate planning, wills, dogs, cats, parrots, tax

10.
Downloads 738 ( 27,127)

Case Law Update

25th Annual Wills and Probate Institute, South Texas College of Law, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 222 (114,599)

Abstract:

Texas, wills, trusts, intestacy, probate, estate planning, estate administration

Case Law Update

26th Annual Wills and Probate Institute, South Texas College of Law, Chapter N, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Sep 2011
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 193 (131,427)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, non-probate assets, probate, administration, estate administration, intestacy, Texas

Case Law Update

27th Annual Wills and Probate Institute, Chapter P, September 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Sep 2012
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 171 (147,056)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, non-probate assets, probate, administration, estate administration, intestacy, Texas

Case Law Update

28th Annual Wills and Probate Institute, South Texas College of Law, ch. R, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 152 (163,009)

Abstract:

Wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, estate planning, Texas

11.

Statutory Fill-in-The-Blank Will Forms

Probate & Property, Vol. 10, pp. 26-28, December 1996
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 716 (23,343)

Abstract:

statutory fill-in-the-blank form, wills, will forms

12.

Rewards from the Grave: Keeping Loyalty Program Benefits in the Family

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, July 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
Gerry W. Beyer and Mikela Bryant
Texas Tech University School of Law and Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal
Downloads 709 (24,755)

Abstract:

estate planning, wills, loyalty programs, frequent flyer

13.

When You Pass on, Don't Leave the Passwords Behind: Planning for Digital Assets

Probate & Property, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. 40, January/February 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Gerry W. Beyer and Naomi Cahn
Texas Tech University School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 693 (21,014)

Abstract:

digital assets, wills, trusts, estate planning, passwords, computers, disability, death

14.

Are in Terrorem Clauses Still Frightening?

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, July 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Gerry W. Beyer and Benjamin Major
Texas Tech University School of Law and Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal
Downloads 645 (29,495)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, in terrorem, no-contest,Texas, estate planning, forfeiture, H.B. 1969, HB 1969

15.

The Benefits and Disadvantages of Living Trusts

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, February 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 637 (24,632)

Abstract:

trusts, living trusts, inter vivos trusts, Texas, estate planning

16.

Anticipating Will Contests and How to Avoid Them

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 599 (32,575)

Abstract:

wills, will contest, estate planning, ante-mortem probate, will execution ceremony, videorecording wills, no contest clauses, in terrorem clauses, witnesses

17.
Downloads 500 ( 45,516)

Wills and Trusts

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Sep 2010
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 420 (55,956)

Abstract:

Texas, will, trusts, intestate succession, intestacy, estate administration, probate

Wills and Trusts

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 80 (261,420)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, estate administration, probate

18.

Will Contests - Prediction and Prevention

Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal, Vol. 4, p. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 488 (37,800)

Abstract:

wills, estates, probate, will contests, in terrorem, will execution, videorecorded wills, ante-mortem probate

19.

Fundamentals of Texas Multiple-Party Accounts

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 405 (50,393)

Abstract:

Texas, joint account, trust account, POD account, convenience account, right of survivorship, bank account

20.

The Uniform Power of Attorney Act: New Solutions to Old Problems

Estate Planning Studies, 2009, Texas Tech Law School Research Paper No. 2009-03
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 May 2009 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 386 (56,514)
Citation 1

Abstract:

power of attorney, agent, principal, Uniform Power of Attorney Act, disability planning

21.

2015 Texas Estates Code with Commentary

Number of pages: 381 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 373 (5,513)

Abstract:

Texas Estates Code, Texas, wills, probate, intestacy, estate administration, guardianship, estate planning

22.

2009 Texas Legislative Update: Intestacy, Wills, Trusts, and Related Matters

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, July 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 369 (62,805)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate administration, probate, Texas

23.

Max's Taxes: A Tax-Based Analysis of Pet Trusts

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 4, 2009, Texas Tech Law School Research Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Gerry W. Beyer and Jonathan P. Wilkerson
Texas Tech University School of Law and Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 349 (61,703)

Abstract:

trusts, pets, animals, tax, income tax, estate tax, gift tax, wills

24.

Decanting is Not Just for Sommeliers

Estate Planning Studies, July 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Gerry W. Beyer and Melissa J. Willms
Texas Tech University School of Law and Davis & Willms, PLLC
Downloads 339 (51,229)

Abstract:

decanting, trusts, estate planning

25.

A Texas Notary's Guide to Estate Planning Documents

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, January 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 333 (34,006)

Abstract:

estate planning, wills, Texas, notary, document execution, power of attorney

26.

Federal Income and Wealth Transfer Taxation: What Happened and What Might Happen Next

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, May 2013
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 May 2013
Gerry W. Beyer and Robert L. Moshman
Texas Tech University School of Law and Independent
Downloads 327 (71,201)

Abstract:

estate tax, gift tax, income tax, American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, ATRA, taxation, estate planning

27.

Manipulating the Conduct of Beneficiaries with Conditional Gifts

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, October 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Sep 2012
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 326 (61,325)

Abstract:

conditional gifts, wills, Texas, estate planning

28.

The Role of Legal Assistants in the Estate Planning Practice

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, January 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Gerry W. Beyer and Kerri G. Nipp
Texas Tech University School of Law and U.S. Trust
Downloads 321 (69,283)

Abstract:

paralegal, legal assistant, Texas, estate planning, law firm, probate, wills, trusts, estate planning

29.

A Guide to Texas Pet Trusts

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 313 (42,197)

Abstract:

pet trusts, animals, wills, trusts, estate planning, Texas

30.

Lessons from the Supreme Court of Texas

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, October 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 300 (80,585)

Abstract:

Estate Planning, Wills, Intestate Succession, Trusts, Probate, Texas, Estate Administration

31.

2015 Texas Estate Planning Legislative Update

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 297 (55,520)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, trusts, transfer on death deeds, TOD deeds, disclaimers, trust protectors, attorney trust accounts, divorce, body disposition

32.

Staying Out of Trouble

Estate Planning Studies, p. 1, April 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Apr 2012
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 293 (80,021)

Abstract:

legal malpractice, professional responsibility, privity, estate planning

33.

The Communicationally Challenged Testator

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, April 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 277 (81,182)

Abstract:

wills, communication, blind, deaf, illiterate, estate planning

34.

2011 Texas Estate Planning Legislative Update

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, November 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 273 (89,690)

Abstract:

Texas, estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, multiple-party accounts

35.

Morals from the Courthouse: A Study of Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trust Practice

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 271 (69,283)

Abstract:

intestacy, intestate succession, wills, trusts, probate, estate planning, estate administration

36.

Texas Estate Planning Case Law Update

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jun 2012
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 265 (90,021)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, estate administration, Texas, non-probate assets

37.

Digital Planning: The Future of Elder Law

NAELA Journal, Vol. 9, p. 135, 2013, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-94, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-94
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Gerry W. Beyer and Naomi Cahn
Texas Tech University School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 261 (72,382)

Abstract:

will, trusts, digital assets, internet, passwords, estate planning, elder law

38.

Video-Recording the Will Execution Ceremony

Estate Planning Studies, April 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 May 2010
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 252 (89,690)

Abstract:

wills, will execution, will execution ceremony, video, videotape, videorecording, estate planning

39.

Experiential Learning in Trusts and Estates Courses

Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-27
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2012
Gerry W. Beyer and Mary F. Radford
Texas Tech University School of Law and Georgia State University - College of Law
Downloads 251 (95,219)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, ACTEC, experiental learning, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, teaching, law school

40.

Who Said Learning Trusts & Estates Can't Be Fun?

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 713, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 238 (83,652)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estates, estate planning, estate administration, estate administration, probate, teaching, instruction, law school

41.

Avoiding the Estate Planning 'Blue Screen of Death' - Common Non-Tax Errors and How to Prevent Them

Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 61, 2008
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 235 (97,462)

Abstract:

estate planning, malpractice

42.

A Guide to Fiduciary Selection

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, July 2014
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 231 (98,206)

Abstract:

fiduciary, executor, trustee, agent, estate planning, Texas, probate

43.

2013 Texas Estate Planning Legislative Update

Estate Planning Developments for Texas, July 2013
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Jul 2013
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 225 (107,378)

Abstract:

Texas, wills, trusts, intestacy, decanting, estate planning, probate, estate administration, power of attorney

44.

What Estate Planners Need to Know About the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, January 2010
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Dec 2009
Gerry W. Beyer and Kimberly Sias
Texas Tech University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 222 (105,038)

Abstract:

anatomical gifts, anatomical donations, death, Texas, organs, organ donation

45.

Effect of Divorce on a Client's Estate Plan

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, December 2013
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 217 (101,634)

Abstract:

Texas, divorce, wills, trusts, estate plan, power of attorney, life insurance, guardianship

46.

Texas Case Law Update

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 May 2013
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 210 (108,816)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, non-probate assets, probate, administration, estate administration, intestacy, Texas

47.

The Fine Art of Intimidating Disgruntled Beneficiaries with in Terrorem Clauses

SMU Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 225, 1998
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Mar 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 196 (101,634)
Citation 1

Abstract:

wills, in terrorem clause

48.

Critters in the Estate Plan

NYSBA Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter, Vol. 43, No. 2, p. 25, Summer 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Aug 2010
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 174 (135,532)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, pets, animals, estate planning, dogs, cats, birds, parrots

49.

How to Conduct an Illinois Will Execution

Trusts & Estates (Illinois State Bar Association), Vol. 59, No. 3, October 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Gerry W. Beyer and Eugene Kozob
Texas Tech University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 159 (130,333)

Abstract:

wills, will ceremony, will execution, Illinois, estate planning

50.

Digital Wills: Has the Time Come for Wills to Join the Digital Revolution?

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 865-902, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Gerry W. Beyer and Claire G. Hargrove
Texas Tech University School of Law and St. Mary's University School of Law
Downloads 156 (129,766)

Abstract:

wills, digital wills, electronic wills, estate planning

51.

Pre-Mortem Probate

Probate & Property, Vol. 7, pp. 6-9, August 1993
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 127 (180,496)

Abstract:

pre-mortem probate, ante-mortem probate, living probate

52.

Estate Planning for Pets

Probate & Property, Vol. 15, pp. 7-12, 2001
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 127 (171,322)

Abstract:

animal law, wills, pets

53.

Effectuating Your Client's Body Disposition Desires

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, 2014
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Nov 2014
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 123 (166,594)

Abstract:

body disposition, burial, cremation, agent, Texas, estate planning, death

54.

Ante-Mortem Probate: A Viable Alternative

Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, 1990
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Aloysius Leopold and Gerry W. Beyer
St. Mary's University School of Law and Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 120 (164,692)

Abstract:

probate, wills, ante-mortem

55.

Pet Animals: What Happens When their Humans Die?

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2000
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 120 (171,322)
Citation 2

Abstract:

animal law, trusts, pets

56.

Videotaping the Will Execution Ceremony - Preventing Frustration of the Testator's Final Wishes

St. Mary's Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 1-55, 1983
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 117 (173,297)

Abstract:

wills, video will

57.

What Texas Estate Planners Need to Know About Transferring a Wind Interest

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Oct 2009
Gerry W. Beyer and Christianson Hartman
Texas Tech University School of Law and Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal
Downloads 103 (166,594)

Abstract:

wills, wind, estate planning, green energy, turbines

Wills and Trusts, Annual Survey of Texas Law

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 1205, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 42 (362,592)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, Texas

Wills and Trusts, Annual Survey of Texas Law

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 1363, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 35 (389,129)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, Texas

Wills and Trusts, Annual Survey of Texas Law

Southern Methodist Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1293, 2004
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 26 (430,465)

Abstract:

wills, trusts, estate planning, Texas

59.

Statutory Fill-In Will Forms-The First Decade: Theoretical Constructs and Empirical Findings

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 769-857, 1993
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 92 (223,011)
Citation 1

Abstract:

wills, fill-in forms

60.

Probate and Trusts

SMU Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 1229-1296, 2000
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 83 (226,031)

Abstract:

intestacy, wills, estate planning, Texas

61.

What Every Veterinarian Needs to Know about Pet Trusts

JAVMA, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 229, p. 1576, 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 81 (237,270)

Abstract:

pet trusts, pet wills, veterinarians

62.

Trusts and Estates Practice into the Next Millennium

Probate & Property, Vol. 13, pp. 7-11, February 1999
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Marc Bekerman and Gerry W. Beyer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 81 (244,158)

Abstract:

trusts, estate planning

63.

Pay to the Order of Whom?-The Case of the Ambiguous Multiple Payee Designation

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 3, 1990
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 76 (238,991)

Abstract:

ambiguous multiple payee, uniform commercial code

64.

Preparing a Will for a Client with Communication Challenges

Trusts & Estates (Illinois State Bar Association), April 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 73 (247,750)

Abstract:

wills, communication, blind, deaf, illiterate, estate planning, Illinois

65.

Simplification of Inter Vivos Trust Instruments-From Incorporation by Reference to the Uniform Custodial Trust Act and Beyond

South Texas Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, 1991
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 58 (267,090)

Abstract:

Uniform Custodial Trust Act, inter vivos trust, forms

66.

Enhancing Self-Determination through Guardian Self-Declaration

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, 1990
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 41 (322,227)

Abstract:

guardianship, forms

67.

Videotape and the Probate Process: The Nexus Grows

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, 1989
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2009
William Buckley and Gerry W. Beyer
Haynes & Boone LLP and Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 38 (336,998)

Abstract:

video will, probate, probate video

68.

Video Requiem: Thy Will Be Done

Trusts & Estates, Vol. 124, pp. 24-27, July 1985
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 37 (346,137)

Abstract:

wills, estate planning, video recording

69.

Review of Raymond C. O'Brien & Michael T. Flannery, Decedents' Estates: Cases and Materials (2006)

University of Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 29, p. 561, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Apr 2009
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 33 (373,079)

Abstract:

casebooks, wills, trusts, estate planning

70.

The Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act: A Primer for Estate Planners

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 0 (201,808)

Abstract:

digital assets, digital property, Texas, Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, wills, trusts, power of attorney, guardianship, email, social media, electronic communications

71.

2017 Texas Estates & Trust Codes with Commentary

Number of pages: 658 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 0 (63,786)

Abstract:

Texas Estates Code, Texas Property Code, Texas, wills, probate, trusts, estate administration, guardianship, estate planning

72.

Estate Planning Highlights of the 2017 Texas Legislature

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2017
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 0 (75,205)

Abstract:

Texas, intestate succession, intestacy, wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, estate planning, 2017 Texas Legislature

73.

Recent Texas Cases Impacting the Wills, Probate, and Trust Practice

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 0 (106,890)

Abstract:

Texas, estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, estate administration, intestacy

74.

'What'll You Do [With Me] When I'm Gone' ― Controlling Body Disposition: The Law and the Macabre

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2016
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
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Abstract:

Anatomical Gift, Organ Donation, Body Disposition, Burial, Cremation, Texas

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Transfer on Death Deeds: A Texas Primer

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2016
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
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transfer on death deeds, Texas, property, non-probate, deeds, non-testamentary, probate avoidance, TODD

76.

Estate Planning Ramifications of Obergefell v. Hodges

Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
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Texas, estate planning, gay, lesbian, Obergefell, common-law marriage, same-sex marriage, community property, heirship determination

77.

What Hath the Courts Wrought to the Texas Estate Planner?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jun 2016
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
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Texas, wills, trusts, probate, estate planning, estate administration, probate, intestacy

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Puff, the Magic Dragon, and the Estate Planner

3 Texas A&M University Journal of Property Law 1 (2016)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2016
Gerry W. Beyer and Brooke Dacus
Texas Tech University School of Law and California Lutheran University
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estate planning, wills, trusts, marijuana, life insurance, testamentary capacity

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Professor Aloysius A. Leopold: An Extraordinary Man

47 St. Mary's L.J. xi
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jan 2016
Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech University School of Law
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Aloysius A. Leopold, St. Mary's University, law professors, tributes