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by Robert A. Ray

 

What's New

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.

Find your interest

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

Can you probate a will after four years?

A will must be filed for probate within four years after a person’s death. However, there are some situations where it can be probate later.

Find Out Who Can Contest a Will in Texas?

Children, heirs, devisees, spouses, creditors, or others having a property right in, or claim against, the estate can contest a Texas will. Learn more.

Correcting a will or trust in Texas

The Probate Judge can correct or reform a will or trust if it is clear that "an error was caused by a scrivener's or...

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...

When Can a Texas judge change or reform a will

A Texas will or trust can be reformed, in limited circumstances, based on a scrivener’s error (a mistake made by the attorney preparing the document as opposed to a mistake by the clients.)

Learn About Limitations for Removing a Trustee

In Ditta v Conte, a Texas Supreme Court court case in June 2009, the Court decided the issue of what statute of...

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...

Can a Texas Judge Declare That a Parent Can’t Inherit From His Child?

Yes he can, according to the Texas Probate Code. A judge can declare that a parent can't inherit by or through a child...

“Interested Persons” Can Contest Wills.

Interested Persons The Texas Estates Code provides "interested Persons" the right to file a will contest. If a...

Who inherits your property if you die intestate (without a will)?

Separate property – 1. If there is no spouse – all to children.  If there are no children then to parents. 2. If there...

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