April 2023
11Texas Probate Law
Probate law can be complex and confusing, particularly when it comes to interpreting a testator’s intent. In Patrick v. Patrick, the Texas Court of Appeals considered the question of whether a testator’s beneficiaries should be responsible for paying estate taxes on non-probate assets. In this blog post, we’ll review the facts and procedural history of...
11Contesting a Will
Background John is seeking to contest his father William’s will after William passed away in November 2022 in Corpus Christi, Texas. William had executed a new will in April 2022, at the age of 89, which John believes was a result of undue influence by his brother and sister-in-law. Additionally, John claims that William had...
11will validity
When a loved one passes away, the probate process can be overwhelming and confusing, particularly if there are disputes over the distribution of assets or the appointment of an executor. In this blog article, we will explore a case study that highlights the legal issues that can arise during the probate process in Texas, especially...
11Guardianship in Nursing Home
When a loved one enters a nursing home for long-term care, it can be a difficult and confusing time for their family. In some cases, the nursing home may require a guardian to be appointed to make decisions on behalf of the person receiving care. But what happens when none of the family members want...
11simultaneous signatures on will
Probate is an important but complex process, and it can be a difficult thing to navigate. That’s especially true if you’re unfamiliar with the laws in Texas, where the probate rules can differ significantly from those of other states. If you’re looking to learn more about the Texas probate process, this blog post is for...