November 20, 2023
11attorney fees
In specialized Texas probate proceedings, courts at times order one party to pay the other party’s attorney fees. However, specific statutes, rules, or case law must permit fee-shifting, and sufficient evidence must support the amount awarded. The Mortensen v. Villegas, 630 S.W.3d 355 (Tex. App. – El Paso [8th Dist.] 2021) case explores the standards...