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by Robert A. Ray

 

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The post below are new cases on inheritance disputes in Texas that will that will help explain the process.

What's unusual

Many of the post below are not new but contain an interesting or unusual decision about inheritance disputes.

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Cases that may be important in a Texas probate case dealing with inheritance disputes that speak to your interest.

Statute of limitations in Texas for contesting any document on undue influence or mental capacity

Undue influence in Texas, the rules guiding the determination of the existence of undue influence apply substantially alike to wills, deeds, and other instruments.

Learn About a Trustee’s Conflict of Interest in Texas

In Texas a fiduciary can be removed if he has a conflict of interest with the beneficiary. In a recent case, two...

A Man is Sentenced to Twenty-Five Years in Prison for Abusing a Power of Attorney.

The Austin Court of Appeals upheld a sentence of 25 years given to a man who abused a power of attorney. The man was...

Is There a Reading of the Will in Texas?

Reading Of The Will In Texas There is no reading of the will in Texas. Reading of the will is something done in...

Wills and Community Property Survivorship Agreements

FactsIn a 2019 case, a husband filed an Application to probate a joint and mutual will as the last will of his wife....

Definition of Putative Spouse in Texas

A putative spouse is one who has a good faith belief that he or she is married but who is not legally married.

Do You Legally Know What Your Attorney Knows?

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Credible Witnesses To A Will.

Two credible witnesses are required. The Texas Estates Code requires every last will and testament, if not wholly in...

Problems filing in the wrong court

When a case or claim is filed in the wrong court, you may lose your claim without being heard. If your case is dismissed after the statute of limitations has run, you are out of luck no matter how good your claim was.

Definition of Intestate in Texas

When a person dies intestate, the determination of who gets his property is made by a judge with reference to the state’s descent and distribution laws.

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