28 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2010
Date Written: February 1, 2010
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 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009. The discussion of most cases includes a moral, that is, the important lesson to be learned from the case. By recognizing situations that have resulted in time-consuming and costly litigation in the past, the reader may be able to reduce the likelihood of the same situations arising with his or her clients.
Keywords: Texas, will, trusts, intestate succession, intestacy, estate administration, probate
JEL Classification: K11
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Beyer, Gerry W., Wills and Trusts (February 1, 2010). Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1674596