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2015 Texas Estates Code with Commentary

381 Pages Posted: 7 Aug 2015  

Gerry W. Beyer

Texas Tech University School of Law

Date Written: August 2, 2015


This document contains the Texas Estates Code showing all changes made by the 2015 Texas Legislature. The changes, most of which take effect on September 1, 2015, are shown in red-lined format for easy comparison of the prior and new versions of the statutes.

I have included commentary entitled Statutes in Context to many sections. These annotations provide background information, explanations, and citations to key cases which should assist you in identifying the significance of the statutes and how they operate.

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

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Beyer, Gerry W., 2015 Texas Estates Code with Commentary (August 2, 2015). Available at SSRN: or

Gerry W. Beyer (Contact Author)

Texas Tech University School of Law ( email )

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