20 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2016
Date Written: June 24, 2016
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: Texas, wills, trusts, probate, estate planning, estate administration, probate, intestacy
JEL Classification: K11
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Beyer, Gerry W., What Hath the Courts Wrought to the Texas Estate Planner? (June 24, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2800365