What to Look for When Hiring an Attorney

Hiring an attorney is never a decision you want to make lightly.  A special relationship is formed when you hire an attorney—one that the law protects with its highest standards. …

Partnership vs. Joint Venture – Is There a Difference?

Starting a business is a stressful and rewarding endeavor that should never be taken lightly. There are a lot of little things that need to be done before the business…

Most Wealthy Families Lose Their Wealth Within Three Generations: How to Avoid this Common Problem

For many wealthy families, it seems as though the money will never run out. Money pours in from investments and other assets. Lavish vacations, fancy cars, and designer clothes are…

The Case of Cecil George Harris

On June 8, 1948, a Canadian farmer named Cecil George Harris was working on his land one day when he became trapped under his tractor. Harris knew that his situation…

The Nature of an Estate Plan

To ensure your wishes are carried out properly after your death, it is important to have a proper estate plan in place. In Texas, numerous property laws impact estate plans.…

How to Remove an Executor from an Estate

When someone is named as the executor of an estate, they have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interest of all heirs and creditors. This includes gathering assets,…

An Overview of Texas Probate Statutes

In Texas, probate is mainly covered by the Estates Code, which replaced the Probate Code in 2014. Below is a general overview of the statutes that may apply when you…

How to Close an Estate in Texas

The executor of a Texas estate has a lot of responsibilities, but most of their work is over when the assets are ready to be distributed to the named beneficiaries.…

What are an Estate Executor’s Responsibilities in Texas?

When someone passes away in Texas, the executor (sometimes called an administrator) has four essential functions. They are as follows: Presenting the will (if one exists). Identify and collect estate…

In Texas, Who Inherits When There Is No Will?

When you die without a will in Texas, you are said to have died intestate and your estate will be distributed according to the Texas Estates Code, which distinguishes between…
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