How to Close an Estate in Texas

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. By this point, they have taken all of the following steps, and many others: Contacting all...
What are Co-Independent Executors?

What are Co-Independent Executors?

A person’s will typically names one individual as the executor, meaning that they have complete control over the estate and any proceedings that follow as part of the probate process. But what happens when a will names two (or more) executors to have authority over...
Disinheritance of a Child by Their Parent

Disinheritance of a Child by Their Parent

Both social and legal custom regard your children as heirs to your estate. However, if you are no longer in contact with one or more of your children, have become estranged from them, or have other reasons why you don’t want them to inherit, Texas law allows you to...